Posted September 21, 2012 on
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Arkansas is counting on a spark from the return of quarterback Tyler Wilson when it hosts undefeated Rutgers.
The Razorbacks (1-2) are coming off back-to-back losses, including a crushing 52-0 defeat against No. 1 Alabama last week. Wilson, last season's first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback, didn't play in that loss or the second half of a loss to Louisiana-Monroe the week before.
The senior was cleared Thursday to return from a concussion against the Scarlet Knights (3-0), who are looking to start 4-0 for only the second time since joining the Big East in 1991.
Rutgers is 12th nationally in total defense and is led offensively by junior running back Jawan Jamison, who set a school record with 41 carries in a win over South Florida.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks troubles have been well chronicled on this site and now we’re here to bring them some good news. Quarterback Tyler Wilson will play on Saturday against Rutgers.
Wilson has been out since the Louisiana Monroe game when he suffered a concussion.
The confidence in Wilson’s abilities can be seen in line shift from -5 to -8.5. That number will probably continue...
Tyler Wilson is back for Arkansas.
Now the question is whether the star quarterback can get the Razorbacks out of their funk.
Arkansas coach John L. Smith said Thursday that doctors cleared Wilson to return to action Saturday against Rutgers. Last season's first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback missed the Razorbacks' 52-0 loss to No. 1 Alabama last week with...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In what turned out to be a shootout between Gary Nova and Tyler Wilson, the Rutgers sophomore quarterback emerged as the better shot. Behind 397 yards and five touchdowns from Nova, Rutgers shocked Arkansas with a 35-26 exultant victory at Razorback Stadium.
The tailspin that personifies Arkansas football continues...
Against the State University of New Jersey... aka Rutgers...
Yep, Rutgers... at home...
Gary Nova threw for 5TD's on 397 passing yards even as Tyler Wilson returned after sitting out the Alabama game. Wilson responded with 419 yards and 3TD's and Cobi Hamilton had the game of his...
Edmond (OK) Santa Fe safety Khari Harding (6-1, 205, 4.5) admits that its been tough to be a Arkansas commitment this past two weeks, but he is hoping getting injured starting quarterback Tyler Wilson back will reverse the fortunes of the Razorbacks (1-2) tonight at 6 p.m. when they host Rutgers (3-0).