Arkansas is expected to be better than last season with Chad Morris as is in his 2nd year as head coach for the Razorbacks. They are expected to be better this year, but playing in the hardest divison in all of College Football the SEC West. This is coming off a 2-10 season a year ago and losing to a Conference USA team in North Texas.
The Razorbacks offense last year averaged 21 points per game last year. They rushed for 2118 yards for an average of 143 yards. While passing for 2307 for an average of 192 yards. In the red zone they averaged scoring 84% of the time. While scoring touchdowns 43% of the trips in the red zone.
What Returns on Offense
They lose their top passer in a familiar name for WKU fans of Ty Story. They will be bringing in a former Texas A&M quarterback in Nick Starkel who has thrown for over 2000 yards in a career as an Aggie. Rakeem Boyd a former Last Chance U star is back for a senior year after rushing for 775 yards a season ago.
Last season teams scored 34 points per game on the Arkansas defense. They average 167 yards rushing and passed for 245 yards. When teams got inside the 25 they scored at a rate of 82%. Scoring touchdowns 61% of the time.
What Returns on Defense
The top tackler is back for the Razorback Defense De’Jon Harris. He had 118 tackles (62 solo and 56 assisted).