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Tyler Wilson cleared to return vs. Rutgers


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says quarterback Tyler Wilson has been cleared by doctors to return to action.

Wilson, last season's first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback, missed the Razorbacks' 52-0 loss to No. 1 Alabama last week. The senior was injured late in the first half against Louisiana-Monroe the week before, a game Arkansas lost in overtime after leading by 21 points in the third quarter.

The Razorbacks (1-2) fell from No. 8 to unranked with that loss, and their troubles continued against the Crimson Tide - a game in which they were shut out for the first time since 1995. Wilson spoke after the game, trying to rally his teammates.

Arkansas hosts Rutgers (3-0) on Saturday.

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