While Tuesday’s edition of the College Football Playoff poll wields the more important impact to their already assured 2021 season’s bowl future, the Arkansas Razorbacks were bolstered Sunday by their return to the Associated Press media and Coaches Top 25 polls.
Ranked 25th by last week’s first CFP poll, the Razorbacks were unranked in last week’s AP and Coaches polls though they had ranked top ten in both when started 4-0.
Snapping a 3-game SEC losing streak these last two SEC Saturdays 31-28 over Mississippi State in Fayetteville and 16-13 at LSU, Coach Sam Pittman’s now 7-3 Razorbacks, 3-3 in the SEC, ranked 21st in Sunday’s AP poll and 22nd in the Coaches poll.
Arkansas has two games, both in the SEC, remaining visiting nationally No. 2 defending national champion Alabama, 9-1, 5-1, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday on CBS at Bryant-Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Nov. 26, the Friday after Thanksgiving, hosting Missouri, 5-5, 2-4, at 2:30 p.m. on CBS at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.