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Arkansas stays in USA Today Coaches Top 25

Razorback senior tight end Trey Knox (#7) from Murfreesboro, TN makes a catch and runs for a first down against Alabama Saturday afternoon at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas is ranked No. 25 in the USA Today Coaches Poll released on Sunday.

The Hogs were No. 19 last week. They had gotten as high as No. 10 in the nation before losing 23-21 to Texas A&M. Then the Hogs fell to No. 2 Alabama 49-26 on Saturday in Razorback Stadium.

Arkansas opened the season with a 31-24 victory over Cincinnati. That was followed up by a 44-30 victory over South Carolina to open SEC play. Arkansas then rallied to beat Missouri State 38-27.

The other SEC teams ranked this week in the Coaches Poll are Alabama (1), Georgia (2), Tennessee (8), Ole Miss (9), Kentucky (13) and Mississippi State (23). BYU, who Arkansas will face on Oct. 15, is ranked No. 16.

Arkansas (3-2, 1-2) will be at No. 23 Mississippi State (4-1, 1-1) on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. The game will be televised on the SEC Network. The Associated Press Poll didn’t include the Razorbacks. Arkansas was No. 20 in it last week.

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