Arkansas' Rawleigh Williams III is carted off the field after he was injured during the third quarter of the NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas won 54-46 in four overtimes. (AP Photo/Samantha
Samantha Baker
October 25, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says running back Rawleigh Williams had successful neck surgery following the Razorbacks four-overtime win over Auburn on Saturday.

Williams was injured during a run in the third quarter of the 54-46 win, after which he was taken from the field on a stretcher. He had his facemask grabbed on the play before taking another hit from an Auburn player.

Bielema says Williams is expected is make a full recovery, but that no timetable has been set for his return to football.

The freshman has 254 yards rushing and a touchdown this season for Arkansas, averaging 4.5 yard per carry.


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