MEMPHIS Mallett playing it cool
Excitable quarterback Ryan Mallett striking a balance might be one of the keys to an Arkansas victory in Saturday’s Liberty Bowl game against East Carolina.
Arkansas coaches love Mallett’s fiery leadership, but he has gotten too excited on occasion.
You know my personality. You’ve seen me play, Mallett said. Sometimes I let getting excited get to me a little bit. But I think through the season I’ve learned how to handle all the situations.
Going into this game, I feel confident in what I need to be before the game, the energy level and getting the guys ready to go.
Offensive coordinator Garrick McGee said Mallett’s practice efforts have been his best of the year. [read more]