There were no real surprises in the Arkansas depth chart released by head coach Bret Bielema on Sunday afternoon. Brandon Allen is the quarterback and Jonathan Williams is the top running back. Alex Collins, the freshman phenom, is the backup at running back.
In one of the big fall battles, Will Hines nudged ahead of Jared Collins at cornerback. Hines finished the year as starter, but Collins was in the first slot when fall practices began.
Here's the depth chart for Saturday's season opener against Louisiana as announced by Bielema:
WR - Julina Horton, Keon Hatcher.
WR - Javontee Herndon, Eric Hawkings.
TE - Mitch Loewen, Hunter Henry or Jeremey Sprinkle.
LT - David Hurd, Dan Skipper.
LG - Mitch Smothers, Austin Beck.
C - Travins Swanson, Luke Charpentier.
RG - Brey Cook, Cordale Boyd.
RT - Grady Ollison, Denver Kirkland.
QB - Brandon Allen, AJ Derby.
RB - Jonathan Williams, Alex Collins.
FB - Kiero Small, Patrick Arinze.
DE - Chris Smith, Brandon Lewis or JaMichael Winston.
DT - Robert Thomas, LaMarcus Hodge or Taiwan Johnson.
DT - Byran Jones, Darius Philon.
DE - Trey Flowers, Deatrich Wise.
SLB - Braylon Mitchell, Martrell Spaight.
MLB - Austin Jones, Brooks Ellis.
WLB - Jarrett Lake, Daunte Carr.
CB - Tevin Mitchel, Carroll Washington or D.J. Dean.
SS - Rohan Gaines, Tiquention Coleman.
FS - Eric Bennett, Alan Turner.
CB - Will Hines, Jared Collins.
Punt Return - Javontee Herndon, Eric Bennett.
Kickoff Return - Eric Hawkins, Nate Holmes.
Punter - Zach Hocker, Sam Irwin-Hill.
Kicker - Zach Hocker, Sam Irwin-Hill or John Henson.
Snapper - Alan D'Appollonio, Drew Gorton.
Holder - Matt Emrich, Toby Baker.
Depth Chart Released
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