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Arkansas Football Spring Practice Report: 4/16

Offensive Coordinator Jim Chaney met with the media following Tuesday's practice. Brandon Allen continues to lead the way at quarterback.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Is Arkansas any closer to naming a starting QB? OC Jim Chaney said Allen is ahead of Mitchell, but decision is up to Bret Bielema.</p>&mdash; Robbie Neiswanger (@NWARobbie) <a href="https://twitter.com/NWARobbie/status/324298897436573696">April 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Ark OC @<a href="https://twitter.com/coachjimchaney">coachjimchaney</a> is touting the passing game from the past several days. Said downfield throwing was much better. Allen slightly ahead</p>&mdash; Thomas Murphy (@TomMurphyADG) <a href="https://twitter.com/TomMurphyADG/status/324298524340649985">April 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Here's the recap from UA:

FAYETTEVILLE - The University of Arkansas football team continued spring practice on Tuesday with a workout inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

After practice, Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney spoke to the media. He talked about the improvement of the team in recent practices, especially the quarterbacks.

"On Saturday and today, we went out and did some better things," Coach Chaney said. "I’m pleased with our development. We threw and caught the ball pretty well. Our quarterbacks have been doing a solid job."

Coach Chaney also talked about the team’s growth and progress throughout the spring practices.

"The attitude is good," Coach Chaney said. "The team is working hard. I feel comfortable that we are growing. Every day you can see the growth, and every day since the start of the spring there has been progress."

Practice continues this week with a workout on Thursday. Arkansas' spring practices culminate in the Red-White Spring Game, sponsored by Cox, on April 20 at 2 p.m. inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Admission to the game is free.

This years Red-White Spring Game will be broadcast in high-definition by CST. CST is available on channel 2119 on Cox systems in Arkansas, and Cox Advanced TV with Sports & Information tier is required. The game also will be available outside the CST viewing area on ESPN3.com and carried on the Razorback Sports Network throughout the state.