September 2, 2014

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.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly — Auburn

TQ Coleman (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Some random thoughts after the Razorbacks’ season-opening loss on the road at Auburn.

Auburn 45, Arkansas 21

AUBURN, AL - AUGUST 30: Defensive back Robinson Therezie #27 of the Auburn Tigers dislodges the ball from running back Jonathan Williams #32 of the Arkansas Razorbacks during the game at Jordan Hare Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

Game Predictions — Auburn

Braylon Mitchell / Tre Mason (Photo by Wesley Hitt/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!

Hold All Tickets: Throw Down with Arkansas Fight

Sports Betting 50-yard line

To add a little spice to our weekly picks this year, we have entered into a little season-long handicapping competition with our good friends over at Arkansas Fight.

Auburn Preview: The Game Within the Game

Nick Marshall (Photo By Wesley Hitt, Getty Images)

After the longest off-season in the history of man, the Razorbacks are ready to roll as they visit Gus Malzahn and the #5 ranked Auburn Tigers.

Tilted Nose Perfect for Hogs, Johnson

Taiwan Johnson (Photo by Michael Woods)

The news we heard last week that sophomore Taiwan Johnson had moved up to first team nose tackle didn’t make complete sense until we saw the Hogs scrimmage on Saturday.

Dress Rehearsal — Razorback Scrimmage Notes — August 16

Bret Bielema (Photo by Michael Woods)

A few notes after watching Saturday’s 107-play scrimmage in Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Crystal Ball 2014 — SEC Division Races

BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 29: Jonathan Williams #32 of the Arkansas Razorbacks is tackled by Kwon Alexander #25 and Craig Loston #6 of the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium on November 29, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

As we finish up our predictions for the 2014 season, here’s our best guess at who will win the SEC division races and individual awards.

Crystal Ball 2014 — Bowl Game And Proposition Bets

Arkansas running back Korliss Marshall (33) runs the ball during their spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. Marshall ran for 99 yards and two touchdowns on six carries to highlight Arkansas' Red-White Game. The predominately first-team Red won 61-22 over the White. (AP Photo/Sarah Bentham)

Are the Hogs headed to a bowl game in 2014? Who will be this season’s breakout player? And will the SEC get two or more teams in the new College Football Playoff?