Following a day of steady rain and gloomy skies, the sun came out long enough for the Arkansas Razorbacks to complete their 15th and final practice of the 2009 springthe annual Red-White game.
Shortly after the game concluded, the skies opened up yet again with more rain, thunder, and lightning.
The question Razorback fans are now asking is; after a gloomy 5-7 mark in 2008, will the sun shine on the Hogs in the 2009 campaign or will it be more of the same?
As hard as it is to evaluate a team in an intra-squad game, especially when the starters are playing against second and third teamers, my guess is that the sun will break out from between the clouds, but with intermittent showers.
The Razorbacks’ much maligned offensive line, which allowed the second most sacks among college football’s highest division in 2008, was of particular interest in the scrimmage. With starters Jose Valdez and Jonathon Luigs moving on, how the reshuffled line will block in 2009 is one of the most hotly discussed topics in the Natural State. [read more]