Arkansas has named quarterback Austin Allen its starter for the 2016 season.
Arkansas has named quarterback Austin Allen its starter for the 2016 season, head coach Bret Bielema announced Thursday.
Allen, a rising redshirt junior, is the younger brother of the team’s former starting signal caller Brandon Allen. The elder Allen started each of the last three seasons for the Razorbacks.
In a backup role the last two seasons, the younger Allen passed for a combined 188 yards and one touchdown, while recording one interception in his 19 collegiate appearances.
Arkansas went 8–5 in 2015.