Sunday, October 2, 2016

Return to normalcy: Arkansas shakes Little Rock doldrums and Alcorn State

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas -- Arkansas' recent slide in Little Rock came to an end Saturday.

Austin Allen threw three touchdown passes and No. 20 Arkansas unleashed a big-play attack to smack Alcorn State 52-10 before a crowd of 46,988 at War Memorial Stadium.

Arkansas (4-1) ended a three-game losing streak in Little Rock by starting fast and pushing through a sluggish second quarter to win its first game against a SWAC opponent.

Rawleigh Williams and Devwah Whaley ran for more than 100 yards each and receiver Jared Cornelius had his second consecutive 100-yard game with four catches for 106 yards, including scoring grabs of 29 and 35 yards as part of the Razorbacks' 24-point first-quarter onslaught.

The victory improved Arkansas' record at War Memorial Stadium to 150-60-4.

"It was great ending our losing streak in Little Rock," Cornelius said. "The fans deserve


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