Arkansas: Alex Collins has rushed for 1,392 yards and 17 touchdowns. This is his third straight 1,000-yard season.
Kansas State: Morgan Burns has scored on four kickoff returns this season and five in his career.
Arkansas: Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema was a co-defensive coordinator on Bill Snyder's staff at Kansas State in 2002 and 2003. Wide receivers coach Michael Smith played for Snyder at Kansas State.
Kansas State: The Wildcats became bowl eligible by winning each of their last three regular-season games.
Arkansas 29, Kansas State 16 on Jan. 7, 2012 (Cotton Bowl).
Arkansas: Fifth Liberty Bowl appearance and 40th overall bowl appearance. Arkansas is 1-3 in Liberty Bowls, including a 20-17 overtime victory over East Carolina on Jan. 2, 2010.
Kansas State: First Liberty Bowl appearance and 19th overall bowl game. Seventeen of those bowl appearances are under Snyder.