NCAA Game Summary - Southern Miss at Arkansas|
(Saturday, September 14)
Final Score: Arkansas 24, Southern Miss 3
Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - Another 100-yard rushing effort from both
Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams paved the way for Arkansas to claim a 24-3
win over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in non-conference play from
Williams ran for a game-high 116 yards and a touchdown, while Collins finished
with 115 yards and a score to help the Razorbacks (3-0) remain unbeaten under
first-year coach Brett Bielema. It marked the third straight game to open the
season that Collins and Williams have each eclipsed 100 yards rushing.
The Golden Eagles (0-3) suffered their 15th consecutive loss. Jalen Richard
had 94 yards on 14 carries, but Southern Miss finished with only 254 yards of
total offense for the game.
Brandon Allen capped a 12-play, 89-yard Razorbacks drive with a five-yard
touchdown run at the 3:52 mark of the opening quarter.
After the teams traded field goals in the second quarter, Arkansas pushed its
lead to 17-3 on Williams' 45-yard touchdown burst midway through the third.
The Razorbacks chewed up more than seven and a half minutes of game clock in
the fourth quarter with a 14-play, 81-yard drive. Collins finished off the
drive with a seven-yard touchdown run to make it a 24-3 game.
Arkansas gained more yards on the ground (258) than USM gained altogether on
offense for the game.
09/14 16:12:26 ET