Nick Fitzgerald threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Deddrick Thomas with 17 seconds remaining, and No. 17 Mississippi State survived a lackluster performance and four fumbles to earn a 28-21 win over Arkansas on Saturday.
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FPI: Bulldogs favored on road vs. Razorbacks
Expect a lot of scoring in Fayetteville this weekend, as Mississippi State and Arkansas have combined for 201 points in their last two meetings. ESPN's FPI likes the No. 16 Bulldogs' chances to bounce back after suffering a close loss to Alabama last week.
With some SEC outfits taking a nonconference breather, we turn our attention to Mizzou, aiming to win a fifth straight and book a postseason trip.
Heather Dinich ESPN Senior Writer
Former Arkansas AD Jeff Long, who was fired on Wednesday, will remain one of the 13 members of the CFP selection committee, executive director Bill Hancock said. The decision was made Wednesday afternoon in a teleconference with Hancock and the CFP management committee, which is comprised of the 10 FBS commissioners and Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick. They unanimously voted to invite Long to remain on the committee for the final three meetings, and Long has accepted the invitation.
Ryan McGee, Adam Rittenberg and Brad Edwards discuss Arkansas parting ways with Jeff Long and discuss what it means for Bret Bielema and the future of the Razorbacks' program.
Arkansas fired longtime athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday. Long's dismissal puts the status of football coach Bret Bielema in some doubt.
Razorbacks quarterback Cole Kelley, who was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and careless driving, was suspended indefinitely Monday by Arkansas.
Auburn jumped up thanks to its impressive win over then-No. 1 Georgia, but a familiar team remains atop the SEC rankings.
Arkansas redshirt freshman quarterback Cole Kelley was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and careless driving.
Derrius Guice rushed for 147 yards, finding the end zone three times, and D.J. Chark had a pair of receiving touchdowns as LSU picked up a 33-10 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
David Dobson ESPN Producer
Arkansas, led by Head Coach Bret Bielema, arrives at Tiger Stadium for today's matchup with LSU. Razorbacks-Tigers - Noon ET on ESPN2.
David Dobson ESPN Producer
It's 24 karat gold... It's four feet tall... and it weighs nearly 200 pounds. It's the Golden Boot trophy, and since 1996, it's gone to the winner of the annual Arkansas-LSU game. The rivalry is renewed Saturday at Noon ET on ESPN2.
FPI favors Tigers in Death Valley
Arkansas beat LSU 31-14 when it last visited Tiger Stadium in 2015 and is looking to win back-to-back meetings there for the first time in series history. ESPN's FPI projects that it won't be an easy task for the Razorbacks to beat the Tigers on Saturday.