WR La’Michael Pettway the latest to leave Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Leading Arkansas wide receiver La'Michael Pettway is leaving to play his senior season elsewhere as a graduate transfer.
Pettway, who led the Razorbacks with 499 receiving yards last season, announced his decision Tuesday, saying "nothing personal, I just have to do what's best for my family and I."
Former SMU QB Ben Hicks to transfer to Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former SMU quarterback Ben Hicks will play his final year at Arkansas.
Hicks made the announcement on Twitter . He will reunite with Arkansas coach Chad Morris and coordinator Joe Craddock, who recruited him to SMU in 2015.
Hicks is SMU's all-time leader with 9,081 yards and 71 touchdown passes. Last season, he completed 208 of 372 passes for 2,582 yards, with 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Ex-Arkansas QB Cole Kelley transferring to SE Louisiana
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Former Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley is transferring to Southeastern Louisiana.
Because Southeastern Louisiana is an FCS program, he will be eligible immediately. The school is in Hammond, Louisiana, about 100 miles from his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana. Kelley said on social media he is excited to be "going back home ."
Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley to transfer
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has announced he will transfer. But the redshirt sophomore did not say on Twitter where he will go.
Kelley did not travel to games at Mississippi State and Missouri and finished the year as a scout team tight end. He had a 3-3 record in six starts the past two years.
Last season, he filled in for the injured Austin Allen midway through the schedule and led the team to wins against Ole Miss and Coastal Carolina.
Arkansas still undecided on QB heading into N. Texas game
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Chad Morris still hasn't chosen a starting quarterback between Ty Storey and Cole Kelley.
Neither stood out in the Razorbacks' 34-27 loss at Colorado State last Saturday. Morris expects both to play Saturday against North Texas.
Colorado State hosts rare SEC foe as Arkansas pays visit
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Here's a rare sight: A Southeastern Conference football team visiting Colorado State .
No rolling out the red carpet for Arkansas on Saturday, though. The Rams defense has done far too much of that already, allowing an average of 44 points and 606.5 yards through two games.
Arkansas QB battle continues, backup takes first-team reps
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When Arkansas junior quarterback Ty Storey entered the game on the first drive of the 55-20 season-opening victory over Eastern Illinois, he handed the ball to running back Devwah Whaley for an uneventful 3-yard rush.
Storey shines off bench for Arkansas in win over E. Illinois
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — First-year Arkansas coach Chad Morris said earlier this week that while Cole Kelley had been named the starting quarterback, he might not necessarily be the finisher.
Ty Storey may not have finished the Razorbacks' season-opening 55-20 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday, but he did his best to put an end to the Arkansas quarterback discussion once and for all well before the end of the game.
Kelley to start at QB for Arkansas, Storey will play
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Cole Kelley ended last season on suspension from the Arkansas football program after his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
After an offseason that included a coaching change and an effort to regain the trust of his teammates, Kelley will begin this year under center for the Razorbacks.
Arkansas quarterback question to linger until August
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — New Arkansas coach Chad Morris doesn't know yet who the starting quarterback will be when September's season opener comes around.
Whether Morris is holding off naming a starter until August as a motivational tactic, or because returners Cole Kelley and Ty Storey could possibly be pushed by an incoming freshman, is anyone's best guess.
Arkansas QB Cole Kelley suspended following arrest
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has been suspended indefinitely following his weekend arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and won't play on Saturday when the Razorbacks host No. 17 Mississippi State.
Arkansas QB Cole Kelley arrested on suspicion of DWI
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, careless driving and other offenses in Fayetteville.
A report filed by the Fayetteville Police Department says the 20-year-old redshirt freshman was booked at 8:47 a.m. Sunday. Bond for Kelly was set at $935, and records indicate Kelly was released from the Washington County Jail at 11:46 a.m.
Bielema mum on Arkansas quarterback despite Allen’s return
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema insists he's not keeping a secret about who will be Arkansas' quarterback against LSU on Saturday.
The Razorbacks coach, however, is intent on letting a full week of practice play out before he decides between senior Austin Allen and freshman Cole Kelley.
Take your pick: LSU must game plan for either option as Arkansas refuses to announce starting quarterback ahead of game
Behind door No. 1: Austin Allen — the senior captain quarterback who was expected to start every game this season after entering the year as one of the Southeastern Conference’s top returning passers, but for the past four weeks, has been rehabbing from an injury to his right shoulder.
A homecoming: For 13 Arkansas players, game with LSU is one to get ‘fired up’ about
In Tiger Stadium on Saturday, De’Vion Warren will return kickoffs.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron would prefer he be collecting kicks for his team and not from his team.
“I'd love to have De'Vion Warren on my football team right now,” Orgeron said earlier this week. “He's an excellent football player.”
An early look: Scouting Arkansas, LSU’s next opponent on Saturday
KICKOFF: 11 a.m. Saturday in Tiger Stadium
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SERIES: LSU leads 38-22-2
LAST MEETING: LSU 38, Arkansas 10 (Nov. 12, 2016 in Fayetteville, Ark.)
Razorbacks rally for second straight week for improbable win
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema looked down at the sideline and hid his face momentarily behind the papers in his hands, clearly exasperated as Arkansas fell behind by two scores in the fourth quarter to lowly Coastal Carolina.
Even then, the Razorbacks coach said he wasn't thinking whether his five-year coaching tenure in the Southeastern Conference was nearing an end.
Arkansas QB Kelley likely to play again for injured Allen
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Cole Kelley made some mistakes in his first career start for Arkansas last week, but the freshman quarterback also looked the part of a future full-time starter at times in a 41-9 loss to No. 1 Alabama .
The struggling Razorbacks (2-4, 0-3 Southeastern Conference) appear likely to get another look at Kelley this week against No. 21 Auburn.
No. 1 Alabama hosts slumping SEC West foe Arkansas
Arkansas (2-3, 0-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (6-0, 3-0), Saturday, 7:15 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Alabama by 27 ½.
Series record: Alabama leads 19-8.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Alabama is trying to build off a game when it was finally challenged into the fourth quarter, a 27-19 win over Texas A&M. The Razorbacks badly need to rebound after losing their last three Southeastern Conference games dating back to last season.