Wednesday October 8th, 2014

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

The 4-1 Alabama Crimson Tide will look to bounce back from their first loss of the season last week when they go on the road to Fayetteville to take on the 3-2 Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday. Arkansas is coming off a bye after suffering defeat two weeks ago to Texas A&M in Dallas. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Kickoff: 6:00 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio: For Arkansas affiliates, click here. For Alabama affiliates, click here

Season Recap


09/27: Texas A&M 35, Arkansas 28 (OT)

Arkansas squandered a 28-14 third quarter lead and fell to the Aggies in overtime. After Texas A&M had scored the go-ahead touchdown on a Malcome Kennedy catch in overtime, the Razorbacks were stopped on a fourth-down run on their possession, sealing the loss. Alex Collins led the way out of the backfield with 131 yards and a touchdown. 

09/20: Arkansas 52, Northern Illinois 14

Korliss Marshall returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Running backs Alex CollinsJonathan Williams and Marshall combined for 188 rushing yards on 36 carries.

09/13: Arkansas 49, Texas Tech 28

The win was the Razorbacks' first over a Power 5 team since Bret Bielema became head coach. Jonathan Williams ran for four touchdowns and Collins added two more. Quarterback Brandon Allen threw just 12 passes.

09/06: Arkansas 73, Nicholls State 7

The win ended Arkansas' 10-game losing streak. The 73 points scored by the Razorbacks are tied for third-most in school history. Williams and Collins combined to rush for 274 yards on 17 carries.

08/30: Auburn 45, Arkansas 21

The Razorback defense allowed Auburn backup quarterback Jeremy Johnson to go 12-of-16 for 243 yards and two touchdowns. Arkansas gained just 61 total yards in the second half and 328 total. Collins and Marshall combined for 113 yards on 18 carries.


10/04: Ole Miss 23, Alabama 17

Alabama's loss to the Rebels was the Crimson Tide's third straight loss to a ranked opponent. The Tide held a 14-3 lead at the half, but Ole Miss rallied. A Bo Wallace touchdown pass to Jaylen Walton with 2:54 remaining put Ole Miss ahead, and then Blake Sims was intercepted in the opposite end zone to seal the deal. T.J. Yeldon finished the game with 123 rushing yards for Alabama, however they suffered a huge loss in the backfield, as Kenyan Drake went down with a severely fractured leg. 

09/20: Alabama 42, Florida 21

The Crimson Tide, led by QB Blake Sims and WR Amari Cooper, exploded for 645 yards of total offense. Sims threw for 445 yards, good for the second-best total in Alabama history. He accounted for four touchdowns through the air with one interception. Cooper had 10 catches for 201 yards and three touchdowns, and the Tide eclipsed 200 yards rushing in the game.

09/13: Alabama 52, Southern Miss 12

Alabama dominated in time of possession, holding the ball for nearly 35 minutes, and the Crimson Tide amassed 547 yards of total offense on their way to 52 points. Running back Kenyan Drake scored three touchdowns on just nine carries, and wide receiver Amari Cooper caught 8 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown to lead the passing game.

09/06: Alabama 41, Florida Atlantic 0

Both Blake Sims and Jake Coker threw for more than 200 yards, and the Alabama defense pitched a shutout while allowing only 88 passing yards and 57 rushing yards to FAU. Sims and Coker combined to account for three touchdowns and 430 yards of passing offense; Amari Cooper was the largest beneficiary, catching 13 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown. 

08/30: Alabama 33, West Virginia 23

In a game that was closer than the final score indicated, Alabama rushed for 288 yards and controlled the ball for nearly 38 minutes of clock time. Both T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry eclipsed the 100-yard mark on the ground while combining for three touchdowns, and first-time starting QB Blake Sims threw for 250 yards on 24-of-33 passing. 

Jack Jorgensen

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