Arkansas Becomes Bowl Eligible With Win Over Mississippi State

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For the first time since 2016, the Arkansas Razorbacks are bowl eligible.

The Razorbacks picked up their 6th win of the season on Saturday by defeating Mississippi State, 31-28.

Cameron Little got the scoring started for Arkansas with a 46-yard field goal to put the Hogs up 3-0 in the 1st. But it was Dominique Johnson who rushed into the endzone from the 1-yard line to give the Razorbacks their first touchdown of the game.

The Arkansas defense came up with a massive stop in the red zone during the 2nd quarter and Mississippi State attempted a 23-yard field goal. However, the Bulldogs kick was no good and they remained scoreless.

Shortly after, Cam Little drilled a 48-yard field goal attempt to give the Razorbacks a 13-0 lead.

It wasn’t until the final seconds of the first half that MSU got on the board with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jaden Walley.

Arkansas had a 13-7 lead over MSU at the half.

MSU took a 14-13 lead with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Rara Thomas early in the 3rd quarter.

One of the highlights of this game was when Cam Little set a new career record with his 51-yard field goal to give the Razorbacks a 16-14 lead. The Razorbacks continued to roll with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Treylon Burks to make it 23-14 Arkansas. However, MSU fired right back and made it a two point game with a 37-yard touchdown pass to Rara Thomas.

With under 3 minutes left in the game, Mississippi State took a 28-23 lead thanks to a 15-yard touchdown pass to Jo’Quavious Marks.

With the time running out, Arkansas worked their way down the field and Dominique Johnson scored from 4-yards out to give the Razorbacks the lead. But the Hogs didn’t setting for a PAT, they decided to go for two. And once again, Johnson got into the endzone to put Arkansas up 31-28 with 21 seconds on the clock.

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