SOTHRNMISS 0 3 0 0 3
ARKANSAS 7 3 7 7 24
Date of game: 9/14/2013

Recap: Arkansas vs. Southern Miss

Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - Another 100-yard rushing effort from both Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams paved the way for Arkansas to claim a 24-3 win over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in non-conference play from Razorback Stadium.

Williams ran for a game-high 116 yards and a touchdown, while Collins finished with 115 yards and a score to help the Razorbacks (3-0) remain unbeaten under first-year coach Brett Bielema. It marked the third straight game to open the season that Collins and Williams have each eclipsed 100 yards rushing.

The Golden Eagles (0-3) suffered their 15th consecutive loss. Jalen Richard had 94 yards on 14 carries, but Southern Miss finished with only 254 yards of total offense for the game.

Brandon Allen capped a 12-play, 89-yard Razorbacks drive with a five-yard touchdown run at the 3:52 mark of the opening quarter.

After the teams traded field goals in the second quarter, Arkansas pushed its lead to 17-3 on Williams' 45-yard touchdown burst midway through the third.

The Razorbacks chewed up more than seven and a half minutes of game clock in the fourth quarter with a 14-play, 81-yard drive. Collins finished off the drive with a seven-yard touchdown run to make it a 24-3 game.

Arkansas gained more yards on the ground (258) than USM gained altogether on offense for the game.

Game Notes

Kelly looking to UNH for inspiration

When Tim Tebow was brought in to Philadelphia for a workout with the Eagles several weeks ago, the popular answer to the question "Why?" was largely that it was a public relations stunt.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Busch moving beyond his troubled past

Kurt Busch's win in Sunday's rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway was exactly what he needed after his recent NASCAR suspension and legal issues.

Top prospect Shane Ray cited for marijuana possession

Former Missouri defensive end/outside linebacker and highly-regarded prospect Shane Ray was cited for marijuana possession following a traffic violation early Monday morning.

Dodgers' McCarthy out for season

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a UCL tear in his elbow.

NBA suspends Olynyk, Smith over Game 4 acts

The NBA suspended Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game over the play that resulted in a separated shoulder for Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love, who called the act intentional.

Karlsson, Subban, Doughty named Norris finalists

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson, Montreal's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Drew Doughty are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defenseman.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.