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What We Learned From Arkansas’ Wild Comeback Over Ole Miss

Hogs win after being down 31-7

NCAA Football: Arkansas at Mississippi Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

It just wouldn’t be Arkansas-Ole Miss without some wildness. Connor Limpert’s game winner capped off a 24 point comeback win. Here are a few things we learned on Arkansas’ first SEC win of the year.

1) Arkansas is capable of coming back from a major deficit.

Yeah, the Razorbacks looked pathetic going down 31-7 and it looked as if the rope was going to be fully let go of.

Credit to them though, they rallied to cut it to 10 going into halftime and then quietly chipped away and took advantage of Ole Miss miscues and secured the victory.

The win isn't a turning point in the season, as Ole Miss is on probation with an interim coach and was down to their backup quarterback, but you have to give credit to the players for not throwing in the towel and continuing to compete even when they could've given up.

2) T.J. Hammonds is special with the ball on his hands.

Folks have raved on social media about Hammonds' game-breaking ability and speed, and Dan Enos finally found ways to get him involved on Saturday.

Hammonds had 11 carries for 84 yards, with a long of 23. It's safe to say he will be a focal point of the offense the rest of the way.

Enos did have a bizarre call in the second half on that 4th-and-1 with Kelley, but for the most part he called a pretty decent game on Saturday. It wasn't hard to figure out, the Rebels have one of the worst defenses in the nation and Arkansas gashed it for 260 yards on the ground, controlling the clock for 40:32.

3) Special teams have improved.

Not only did Connor Limpert make a game-winning field goal, DeVion Warren made plays in the return game and helped establish field position throughout the day.

There were no muffed snaps or fumbles or anything that would make you pull your hair out when Arkansas kicked off, lined up for a field goal or punted on Saturday.

We'll see how they fare next week against Coastal Carolina.