FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Ryan Mallett threw for a school-record
five touchdowns and ran for another as Arkansas defeated Texas-El
Paso 58-21 on Saturday.
Knile Davis added a career-best 182 yards rushing on just 11
carries for the No. 14 Razorbacks (8-2, 4-2 Southeastern
Conference), including a 70-yard touchdown run in the first
quarter. Arkansas ran for a season-best 321 yards in the win.
In what could be his final home game at Razorback Stadium,
Mallett tied the school record for touchdown passes for the fourth
time in his career. The junior has now set or tied 35 school or
stadium records at Arkansas in less than two full seasons at the
The Miners (6-5, 3-4 Conference USA) took a 14-7 lead early in
the first quarter after Marlon McClure's 100-yard kickoff return
for a touchdown. The Razorbacks then took control, scoring 45
unanswered to take a 52-14 lead.