=== Arkansas takes care of Troy ===
Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - Tyler Wilson threw for 289 yards, two
touchdowns and one interception on 23-of-36 passing to lead No. 14 Arkansas to
a 38-28 win over Troy on Saturday night.
Ronnie Wingo ran all over the Tojans defense, racking up 108 yards and two
scores on 19 tries, while Joe Adams led the receivers with eight catches for
107 yards and a touchdown for Arkansas (3-0).
Cobi Hamilton added five catches for 81 yards.
Cory Robinson had a huge day in defeat for the Trojans (0-2), throwing for 355
yards and three touchdowns on 34-of-61 passing. He also threw one
Cameron Peterson caught four balls for 84 yards and Eric Thomas snagged six
passes for 81 yards and two scores.
Arkansas wasted little time getting on the board, as they marched 99 yards on
five plays to take an early 7-0 lead. Wilson hit Hamilton with a 37-yard pass
on the first play of the game, and then completed a pass to Adams for 11
yards, taking the ball down to the Troy 32-yard line. Wingo took the ball into
the end zone two plays later for a 22-yard touchdown run.
The Razorbacks added to their lead on their next possession. Arkansas was able
to methodically move the ball down the field, using an effective balance of
run and pass plays as they marched 75 yards in and capped the drive with a 20-
yard touchdown run by Wingo.
The Razorbacks tacked on another score early in the second quarter when Kody
Walker capped a 13-play, 70-yard drive with a three-yard sprint into the end
zone for a 21-0 advantage.
Zach Hocker nailed a 23-yard field goal with roughly seven minutes to go
before the break to put Arkansas up 24-0.
Troy got on the board with just seconds remaining in the first half. Robinson
led the Trojans on a eight-play, 50-yard journey down field before capping it
with a three-yard touchdown pass to Thomas to make it 24-7.
Coming out of the break, Arkansas didn't let up, as the defense forced a
three-and-out and the Razorback offense took over on their own 21. They then
went 78 yards in 11 plays, eating up a little over six minutes of game time,
and finished off the drive with a six-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Wingo
to make it 31-7.
It took the Trojans only two plays to score on their ensuing possession.
Robinson ran for 28 yards, down to the Arkansas 32 and completed a 32-yard
touchdown pass to Justin Albert.
On the next Arkansas drive, Troy came up with a huge defensive play when
Wilson was picked by Ladarrius Madden, who then went 52 yards to paydirt,
making it a 10-point game.
The Razorbacks gave themselves a little more breathing room early in the final
quarter when Wilson connected with Adams on a 57-yard touchdown pass to put
Arkansas up 38-21.
Troy score a touchdown with only seconds remaining in the game on a 24-yard
strike from Robinson to Thomas to account for the final margin.
Arkansas has outscored its opponents 141-38 after the first three weeks of the
season...Arkansas is 28-0 all-time against current members of the Sun Belt
09/18 00:15:16 ET
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