A Little Banged Up, But Hogs Get the ‘W’

by cotte on October 24, 2010

Ankle ouches
Arkansas’ top two receivers left Saturday’s game against Ole Miss with ankle injuries in the third quarter.

Joe Adams was bent backward at the sideline after a 17-yard reception. The injury occurred during Arkansas first possession of the second half. He was escorted to the locker room. Childs’ injury happened on a crossing route with 8:02 left in the period. Trainers attended to him on the sideline. Both returned to the field after a 58-minute weather delay, but both were limping noticeably.

During the game, Adams had two catches for 49 yards and Childs caught four for 45 yards.

Childs and Adams went into Saturday’s game as the top two receivers for Arkansas. Childs, who had caught 37 passes for 527 yards, was averaging 87.8 yards per game. Adams had 28 catches before Saturday, good for 495 yards and an average of 82.5 yards per game.

Defense first
The Arkansas Razorbacks went on defense first Saturday against Ole Miss, marking the first time in a while they haven’t started the game with the ball. Arkansas has elected to receive anytime it has won the toss. Against Texas A&M, the Aggies won the toss, but deferred. Ole Miss won the toss Saturday, elected to receive, and ended up punting on its second series.

Bequette’s name called
Defensive end Jake Bequette, whose name was never called by the public address announcer at Auburn, tackled Ole Miss quarterback Jeremiah Masoli Saturday on a critical third down in the first quarter, causing a fumble, recovered by the Razorbacks. The recovery likely prevented at least a field goal attempt. Bequette left the field holding his left shoulder and was administered first aid on the sideline. He returned three plays deep into the next defensive series. Read more …

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