Arkansas Razorbacks: Well Armed At Quarterback In 2009

Posted by Roger Gowens on August-27-2009 Add Comments

Last season, the first year of the Bobby Petrino era saw quarterback Casey Dick set many passing records at the University of Arkansas. Granted, UA has not exactly been known for throwing the football since Joe Ferguson took his act to Buffalo in the early 70's.

In fact, the last few years of the Nutt era brought an annual passing ranking in the 100's out of 119 NCAA schools in the top division. While some fans grumbled as the running game fell to 10th place in the SEC, the passing game improved to 2nd with 259.6 yards per game, trailing only Georgia and Matthew Stafford.

What many fans failed to realize is that with Darren McFadden, Felix Jones and Peyton Hillis all playing on Sundays and 5'7 176 lb. Michael Smith hav...

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