Cobi Hamilton was among a host of Arkansas players who didn't hesitate a month ago when talking about the possibility of winning Southeastern Conference and national championships this season.
Times have certainly changed for Hamilton and the Razorbacks, who fell to 1-3 with a 35-26 setback to No. 23 Rutgers on Saturday. It was the third straight loss for Arkansas, which started the season ranked No. 8 before plummeting out of the AP college football poll after a then-shocking loss to Louisiana-Monroe.
The overtime defeat to the Warhawks doesn't look so surprising these days, not after the Razorbacks secondary was once again exposed by a quarterback on his way to a career game. This time around, it was sophomore Scarlet Knights' quarterback Gary Nova who passed for a career-best 397 yards and five touchdowns against Arkansas - outdueling Razorbacks quarterback Tyler Wilson, who threw for 419 yards in the loss.
''That's a quarterback's dream to go back and forth like that,'' Nova ...