TCU at Arkansas
When: 2:30 p.m.
Where: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
Line: TCU -3
How to Watch: CBS
Series: Arkansas leads, 44-23-2
Game Details: Last year, Arkansas had to go to double overtime to defeat the Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, after blowing a 20-7 fourth quarter lead. This will be the first time the teams have played each other in Fayetteville since October 1988, when the eventual SWC champion Razorbacks slaughtered TCU, 53-10. Arkansas will enjoy a bye week after this game. Ryan Pulley is out but that is the only injury that has been reported.
What to watch for: This will be the third time that TCU quarterback Kenny Hill has faced the Razorbacks. He won a 35-28 overtime battle in the 2014 Southwest Classic in Jerry World, then was the signal caller a year ago for the Horned Frogs in the defeat. Hill's gesture last season may have cost TCU a chance at victory, and rest assured he's probably been reminded of that this week either by his coaching staff or the DFW media.
Key matchup: Arkansas offensive line vs. TCU front seven. Last season, protecting Allen was an issue and it continued in the season opener to some degree. Ty Clary will make his second start and this will be the first time he will be facing Power 5 caliber talent in front of him. If the Hogs are going to have success offensively, it's going to start up front and they need to keep a clean pocket for Allen.
AF's take: Arkansas 35, TCU 31. A sold-out crowd and gorgeous weather makes for an instant classic for Brad Nessler and Gary Danielson as they call their first game of the SEC on CBS slate for 2017.