Arkansas' recent rise to success has caused a lot of people to question the strength of the SEC West, which is laughable. For the first time in the history of forever, an entire division is bowl bound SO HOW YOU LIKE THAT HATERZ? I've seen posts on various sites saying LSU and an Ole Miss team that was No. 8 in the nation was overrated when Arkansas beat them. How about this? Arkansas whipped both of them and made them look overrated, but the Hogs are just that good. The SEC West in the best compilation of teams in one division you will ever see.
Arkansas > LSU > Ole Miss > Alabama > Mississippi State > Texas A&M > Auburn ¯\_(ツ)_/¯— Scottie Bordelon (@gsbordelon) November 24, 2014
I saw a tweet earlier this week, which Doc has put on the site, that Florida State would only be a 1.5-point favorite over the Razorbacks on a neutral field with a healthy Brandon Allen.
"Oh yeah, no doubt," Trey Flowers said. "I feel as though if you put us on the field with anybody -- the national champion or whoever -- I know we're going to be able to compete with them."
What a complete 180 it has been from the day Bielema was hired to now. People laughed at him when he walked into the toughest division in football and basically said he wanted to out-Alabama Alabama. Ain't nobody laughing now. It's just part of the process; it's just the beginning.
Whether you like it or not, here comes the Battle Line Rivalry. A new forced rivalry is upon us, but it doesn't mean we can't eventually get behind it. I'm all in on the basketball side of things, and Arkansas can ruin Missouri's season Friday, and that's enough to get me up for this one. So go ahead, get familiar with the enemy.
Hope everyone took time to enjoy Arkansas basketball's huge win last night amidst all the hype around the NEWLY BOWL ELIGIBLE FOOTBALL TEAM. Mike Anderson and the guys traveled to SMU to face Larry Brown in Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs fell out of the top 25 after losses to Gonzaga and Indiana (who just lost to Eastern Washington /golf clap), but still, Winning on the road against a decent team early in the season is a massive step for a squad recently placed in the top 25. Arkansas needs Arkansas to be good, and so does the SEC.
Tweet of the Week
I'm willing to give away my entire @ArkansasFight salary to keep Robb Smith— Drew Angel (@Drew_Angel) November 22, 2014