FAYETTEVILLE, AR (U of A) - The University of Arkansas football team defeated Auburn 24-7 inside Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 85,813.
Arkansas' defense was tough throughout the entire game, bringing a spark to the whole Razorback squad. The defense forced eight sacks, the most in a game since the Razorbacks had eight sacks vs. Texas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl, and also had 11 tackles for loss. Trey Flowers accounted for 3.5 sacks to lead the defense.
Senior Ross Rasner, sophomore Alan Turner and freshman Will Hines all had an interception, with Turner and Hines grabbing their first interception of their careers.
Senior quarterback Tyler Wilson was 20-27 and threw for 216 yards. Senior running back Dennis Johnson led the Razorbacks on offense rushing for 76 yards and two touchdowns.
Senior Cobi Hamilton led the wide receivers with five catches and 72 yards with a long of 41 yards.
Arkansas got on the board first in the first quarter after a 10-play drive to finish with a two-yard touchdown from Johnson.