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NCAA Game Summary - Texas A&M vs. Arkansas



(Saturday, October 3rd)

Final Score: Arkansas 47, Texas A&M 19

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Ryan Mallet threw for 271 yards and four touchdowns as the Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the Texas A&M Aggies, 47-19, in a non-conference tussle at Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

Ronnie Wingo Jr led the ground game for Arkansas (2-2), as the tailback rushed for 86 yards and one touchdown in the win.

As for the Aggies (3-1), they were led by Jerrod Johnson, who threw for 345 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

The Aggies opened the contest with a 10-0 advantage thanks to a 32-yard field goal by Randy Bullock, followed by a 60-yard touchdown pass from Johnson to Brandal Jackson.

The Razorback struck back minutes later, as Mallet hit Broderick Green with an eight-yard scoring strike.

Mallett put Arkansas ahead 14-10 early in the second quarter when he hit De'Anthony Curtis with a five-yard touchdown pass.

Arkansas' defense got involved in the scoring midway through the second frame when Jerry Franklin returned a fumble 85 yards to pay dirt.

The Razorbacks continued their dominance in the second quarter when Alex Tejada nailed a 38-yard field goal, which pushed Arkansas' lead to 24-10.

The offensive surge by Arkansas continued late in the second quarter when Mallett connected with Jarius Wright for a 31-yard scoring strike. However, the extra point was no good, leaving the Razorbacks with a 30-10 advantage at the break.

Texas A&M slightly cut into its deficit midway through the third frame when Bullock connected on a 47-yard field goal.

However, Arkansas was not phased, as the team capped off an eight-play, 70- yard drive with a 28-yard touchdown pass from Mallett to Michael Smith.

The Aggies continued to fight though, as Johnson hit Ryan Tannehill with a three-yard touchdown pass just seconds into the final frame. However, the two- point conversion attempt failed, leaving Texas A&M on the wrong side of a 37-19 score.

The Razorbacks continued to pour it on however, as they capped off a 10-play, 63-yard drive with an 18-yard field goal by Tejada.

Arkansas did not let up on Texas A&M, as Ronnie Wingo Jr broke free for a 62- yard touchdown scamper with just over five minutes in regulation.

10/04 00:29:10 ET


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