FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Ryan Mallett threw for a school-record
409 yards as No. 19 Arkansas beat Vanderbilt 49-14 on Saturday.
Mallett topped his own record of 408 yards, set last year
against Georgia, and finished 27 of 44 passing as the Razorbacks
(6-2, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) won their second straight game.
The junior also threw for three touchdowns as Arkansas scored 43
straight points after trailing early.
The Commodores (2-6, 1-4) gained 140 yards on their first two
possessions, both which ended in touchdowns as they took a 14-6
first quarter lead. But Vanderbilt only gained 13 yards the rest of
Mallett broke the school record for yardage on a 17-yard
completion to Greg Childs early in the fourth quarter. Two of his
touchdowns went to junior receiver Jarius Wright, who finished with
6 catches for 87 yards.
Arkansas outgained the Commodores 555 yards to 153 in the win.