LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Razorbacks are back in Fayetteville for the first official home game of the season.
The Arkansas Storm Team have declared a “Get Outside Advisory” as the weather in Arkansas has moved to that football season feeling without humidity or a raindrop in site.
FOURTH QUARTER UPDATE (28-6):
After starting the fourth quarter with possession of the ball, the Hogs pushed the lead even further after KJ Jefferson hit Andrew Armstrong on a 9 yard strike for his second touchdown on the day to push the lead to 28-6.
Jefferson has thrown for 136 yards and two touchdowns on the game and Armstrong has four catches for 21 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Not to be denied, Kent State ended up getting the ball down to the Arkansas 1 thanks to a reception by Trell Harris.
On 3rd & Goal, after a big stop from Chris Paul Jr. on the previous play, Kent State QB Michael Alaimo attempted to get the ball in, but was denied. Then on 4th & Goal at the 5 yard line, the Hogs defense got a massive stop and a turnover on downs.
The Hogs get the win 28-6 as the prepare to move on and take on BYU next weekend in Fayetteville.
THIRD QUARTER UPDATE (21-6):
After starting the second half with possession of the ball, the Razorbacks pulled no punches after going for it on 4th & 1 to avoid punting, but the Golden Flashes stopped Dominique Johnson for a loss of two.
After going back and forth, the Hogs ultimately got back on the board again after Rashod Dubinion scored on a 1-yard run to make the score 21-6.
SECOND QUARTER UPDATE (14-6):
Much like the start of the game, both teams came out trading punts initially to start the second quarter.
The Golden Flashes again were the first to get on the scoreboard in the quarter, when kicker Andrew Glass hit a 38-yard field goal to tighten the score at 7-6 Arkansas.
Also like the first quarter, the Hogs managed to turn up the heat as the quarter was ending with as Isaac TeSlaa made a catch of 36 yards to get the ball down to the 9 yard line.
After a run from A.J. Green got the ball to the 1-yard line, a penalty moved the Hogs back 5 yards, which didn’t matter as KJ Jefferson hit Andrew Armstrong for a 6-yard pass, putting the Hogs up 14-6.
During halftime, the Hogs honored Keith Stokes, longtime caretaker of the school’s mascot Tusk.
FIRST QUARTER UPDATE (7-3):
The Hogs are taking the field!
Arkansas kicked off to Kent St. to start the game and both teams traded punts to start the quarter.
The Golden Flashes eventually broke the scoreless streak by getting on the board first with a field goal after Andrew Glass hit a 48 yard attempt to make the score 3-0.
Arkansas responded in the waning moments in the 1st quarter in a big way when linebacker Antonio Grier Jr. picked off Golden Flashes QB Michael Alaimo and took it back 25 yards for a touchdown putting the Hogs in the lead 7-3 to end the quarter.
Fans and players both began to enter Razorback Stadium anxiously awaiting kickoff.
Sam Pittman has entered the Razorback Stadium as the Hogs prepare for the first home game of the season.
On this week’s episode of KJ Kronicles, the GameDay Crew visited with star-quarterback KJ Jefferson’s mom to talk through when he first started to play football.
The Pig Trail Nation crew will be live on The Hill for the GameDay Show, which you can catch here at 10 a.m. in the media player above.
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. in Fayetteville, but fans not headed to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium can watch the Hogs on the SEC Network or stream it on ESPN+.
Continue to check back here for more live game day updates as the Hogs get ready to take on the Golden Flashes.