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Ground and Pound: Arkansas Offensive Players to Watch vs. Texas A&M

A surging and talented Arkansas offense will be a load for the Aggies

Slowing down the Arkansas Razorbacks offense is going to be a tall task for the Texas A&M Aggies in Saturday's SEC matchup AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Arkansas features nine starters returning from last year, but the main change comes at quarterback. KJ Jefferson has stepped into that role and has led to Hogs to a 3-0 start.

Jefferson's biggest impact has come in the run game. Arkansas is eighth in the country in rushing, averaging 282.3 yards per contest. 

Arkansas also boasts the No. 22 total offense, averaging 492.3 yards, and the No. 21 scoring offense at 41 points per game.

With that in mind, here are a few players to watch on the offensive side of the ball for the Razorbacks. 

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QB Kj Jefferson

The redshirt sophomore is a true dual threat. In three games, Jefferson has completed 39 of 63 passes for 632 yards and four touchdowns, while rushing for 180 yards and two scores.

RB Trelon Smith

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Smith leads the way on the ground, rushing 42 times for 216 yards and three scores, averaging 5.14 yards per carry. Smith's load has decreased in each of the last three weeks, but he remains a dangerous threat. 

WR Treylon Burks

As Arkansas’s leading receiver last season, the sophomore Treylon had 51 receptions for 820 yards and seven touchdowns. He's off to a great start this season, hauling in 13 receptions for 206 yards and a score through three games. 

RB Dominque Johnson

Another big threat in the run game, Johnson has already hit the end zone three times this season and averages 5.8 yards per carry.

With Johnson, Smith, Jefferson and Raheim Sanders, the Razorbacks have a four-headed monster in their rushing attack


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