September 16, 2014

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly — Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: Jonathan Williams #32 of the Arkansas Razorbacks tries to avoid the tackle of Tevin Madison #20 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders on September 13, 2014 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Arkansas defeated Texas Tech 49-28. (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images)

Some random thoughts after the Razorbacks’ huge win on the road at Texas Tech.

Arkansas 49, Texas Tech 28

LUBBOCK, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: Alex Collins #3 of the Arkansas Razorbacks tries to avoid the tackle of Keenon Ward #15 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders on September 13, 2014 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Arkansas defeated Texas Tech 49-28. (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images)

Jonathan Williams ran for four touchdowns and Alex Collins added two more to lead Arkansas past Texas Tech, 49-28, on Saturday.

Hold All Tickets: Week 3 No Soup For You

Soup Nazi

After last week’s dismal showing, no Mulligatawny Soup for us. We’ve been eating Spam and ramen noodles all week.

Game Predictions — Texas Tech

Arkansas running back Alex Collins runs to the end zone to score in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Nichols in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

It’s time to throw out our guesses and then see what you think. Pick the closest score and you could win an RBN T-shirt!

Earning Their Stripes

Nicholls State quarterback Kalen Henderson (15) looks for a receiver before being sacked by Arkansas defensive tackle Taiwan Johnson, right, in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Sarah Bentham)

After their 73-7 demolition of hapless Nicholls State, the Razorbacks turn their attention to an old foe – the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly — Nicholls State

Arkansas wide receiver Drew Morgan, right. breaks a tackle by Nicholls State defensive back Christian Boutte in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Friday, Sept. 6, 2014. Morgan went on to score a touchdown on the play. (AP Photo/Sarah Bentham)

Some random thoughts after the Razorbacks’ record-breaking blowout win over Nicholls State.

Arkansas 73, Nicholls State 7

Arkansas running back Alex Collins (3) escapes Nocholls defenders defensive back B.T. Sanders, left, Christian Boutte, far right, and defensive back Toren Joseph, center, in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Sarah Bentham)

Brandon Allen threw four touchdowns and Alex Collins ran for three more as Arkansas ended the longest losing streak in school history with a 73-7 win over Nicholls State.

Hold All Tickets: Week 2 And They’re Off and Running…

Las Vegas Sportsbook

Arkansas Fight was neck and neck with us after Week 1. But we’ve got a little work to do before we can start talking some trash.

Game Predictions — Nicholls State

AUBURN, AL - AUGUST 30: Tight end Jeremy Sprinkle #83 of the Arkansas Razorbacks runs with the ball after a reception during the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

It’s time to throw out our guesses and then see what you think. Pick the closest score and you could win an RBN T-shirt!

Balance Doesn’t Tip the Scale

AUBURN, AL - AUGUST 30: Quarterback Brandon Allen #10 of the Arkansas Razorbacks throws a pass for a touchdown during the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

The Hogs were balanced offensively Saturday. Balance is great, but it doesn’t tip the scale in your favor. What’s missing is a credible threat in the passing game.