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Joe Adams ties SEC record in #13 Razorbacks rout of Missouri State

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Tyler Wilson threw for 260 yards and a

pair of touchdowns to Jarius Wright, Joe Adams tied a Southeastern

Conference record with two punt returns for touchdowns and Arkansas

defeated Missouri State 51-7 on Saturday.

Wilson, who served as Ryan Mallett's backup the past two

seasons, led the Razorbacks (1-0) to scores in each of his four

possessions - including 33- and 29-yard touchdown strikes to

Wright. The junior guided Arkansas to 303 yards of total offense in

four possessions.

Adams had only one catch for 11 yards, but the senior returned

punts 61 and 78 yards. The returns were the second and third of

Adams' career, with his last a 97-yarder against Mississippi last

season.

The Bears (0-1), who started freshman Kierra Harris at

quarterback in place of suspended starter Trevor Wooden, gained

just 18 yards of offense in the first half.

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