The Arkansas Razorbacks are heavy home favorites in Little Rock, but will have to prevent looking ahead to next week's SEC opener, in Saturday's home game with the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Arkansas enters the game coming off a 49-24 opening week win over Jacksonville State. Quarterback Tyler Wilson threw for 367 yards and three touchdowns in that game, with junior halfback Knile Davis adding 70 yards on 18 carries. Arkansas has some external issues to tackle, though: Interim head coach John L. Smith declared bankruptcy Thursday as a result of losses on real estate investments, and the Razorbacks can't help but look forward to next week's game against No. 1 Alabama.
Louisiana-Monroe did not play last week. The Warhawks were 4-8 in 2011, though they did manage to win two of their last three games. ULM is led by junior quarterback Kolton Browning, who is entering his third season as a starter. Browning completed 58 percent of his pass attempts last season, with 13 touchdowns and 8 interceptions.
Game time, TV channel: 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPNU
Point spread: Arkansas favored by 30 points.
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