Sam Pittman
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — LSU coach Brian Kelly knows his seventh-ranked Tigers have more at stake Saturday than just winning a rivalry game against Arkansas.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Liberty coach Hugh Freeze said it might have been the biggest win of his career. Arkansas’ Sam Pittman knew it was his worst loss.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — KJ Jefferson ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third and Raheim Sanders rushed for 171 yards to lead Arkansas to a 41-27 victory over Auburn on Saturday in a battle to escape the bottom of the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
Arkansas (3-3) at BYU (4-2), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Seeing top-ranked Alabama firmly among the national leaders defensively isn’t shocking considering its steady influx of top talent and grooming under Nick Saban.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The last time Arkansas knocked off Alabama, Nick Saban was coaching the Miami Dolphins.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman fondly remembers that feeling in the locker room after the Razorbacks’ first-in-a-decade victory, and finally beating longtime rival Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bobby Petrino broke Arkansas’ heart once. Sam Pittman wasn’t going to let it happen again.
KJ Jefferson threw for 223 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another 62 yards and a score to lead No. 19 Arkansas to a 31-24 win over No. 23 Cincinnati on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When Arkansas and Cincinnati agreed in August 2019 to play a future non-conference game, the announcement didn’t draw much attention outside the two teams’ fan bases.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas was last in this position — coming off a season of nine wins or more — 10 years ago.
KJ Jefferson picked up 104 of his 110 rushing yards in the second half and threw for 90 more to lead No. 22 Arkansas past Penn State 24-10 in the Outback Bowl.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Coaches James Franklin and Sam Pittman are concentrating on the players who actually will be on the field for Penn State and No. 22 Arkansas in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman grinned for almost the entirety of his postgame press conference Friday night.
Maybe it was that heavyweight wrestling title he won in high school in Bloomington, Illinois, that caught the eye of Arkansas coach Sam Pittman, who gave defensive tackle John Ridgeway the chance of a lifetime.
Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees the typical uber-talented Alabama team with formidable linemen, a star quarterback and plenty of other standout players.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman didn’t have to warn the Razorbacks against judging LSU by its losing record.
Sam Pittman and Arkansas became bowl eligible the old-fashioned way — by earning their sixth win of the season.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ 31-28 win over Mississippi State on Saturday was not, as coach Sam Pittman said, the Super Bowl.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A year ago, Mississippi State became the answer to a not-so-funny Arkansas trivia question.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — On the heels of a three-game losing streak, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman and his players were in dire need of a confidence boost.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will face an in-state school for the first time since 1944 when the Razorbacks host Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a nonconference game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has been on the road for so long that the Razorbacks may feel like strangers in their stadium.
No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia are not here for the chaos.

On another college football Saturday sprinkled with surprises, including three top-15 teams losing to unranked opponents, the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs left no doubt about who are the two best teams in the country.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman has been careful to keep his soaring Razorbacks grounded.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sam Pittman, the coach who really wanted the Arkansas job, said he couldn’t put into words what a 4-0 start means for the program that not too long ago lost 20 consecutive Southeastern Conference games.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — KJ Jefferson got back on the field late, bruised knee and all, bulling over a defender for a first down and then kneeling down on the final snap for No. 16 Arkansas.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman knows what the resurgent Razorbacks have to do to make their series against seventh-ranked Texas A&M a real rivalry again.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has made the long run from the north end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Stadium through the traditional Arkansas ‘A’ a few times.