Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney says the team isn't improving as quickly as he would like in the passing game.— Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) April 9, 2013
Chaney: I would say Brandon Allen maybe threw the ball a little better than Brandon Mitchell. But they're still competing.— Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) April 9, 2013
Chaney: Kiero Small will put his face on you, and he'll enjoy doing it. And that's a wonderful thing.— Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) April 9, 2013
Chaney: What you would say is the difference between the offense last year at Arkansas and this year is we're trying to be more physical.— Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) April 9, 2013
Chaney - Small and Swanson stand out because they have invested more in the program and know it's about every snap.— Hawgs Illustrated (@HImagazine) April 9, 2013
Chaney - Stringer and Beck are both getting time as the third T behind Ollison and Hurd— Hawgs Illustrated (@HImagazine) April 9, 2013
Here's the recap from UA:
FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas football team continued spring practice Tuesday afternoon inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
After practice offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jim Chaney spoke with the media about the physicality of Tuesday’s practice.
"I thought we practiced physical early on," Coach Chaney said. "I feel like the kids are buying into being more physical. We are trying to make the inside run periods as physical as we can."
Coach Chaney also commented on the offense getting better before the snap of the ball.
"From scrimmage one to scrimmage two the errors were down considerably," Coach Chaney said. "We didn’t have as many false starts or misalignments."
Practice continues this week with workouts scheduled for Thursday and Saturday. Arkansas’ spring practices culminate in the Red-White Spring Game, sponsored by Cox, on April 20 at 2 p.m. inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium. Admission to the game is free.