Sunday Practice Report, 10/21

Arkansas returned to football workouts Sunday evening after taking two days off for their bye weekend.

Arkansas practiced about 90 minutes in full pads late Sunday afternoon after returning from a two-day holiday due to an open date. The Hogs appeared healthy for this week's home game with high-flying Auburn.

The Tigers are unbeaten in SEC play, while the Hogs enter at 1-3 following an upset of South Carolina two weeks ago.

"Everyone was moving pretty good and it looked like they were glad to be back after taking the weekend off," said Arkansas coach Houston Nutt. "I thought we had a good workout."

The only player not practicing at full speed was freshman quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. The Montgomery, Ala., product did execute some handoffs, but did not dress out in full pads. He is rehabbing a sore shoulder.

Shannon Money, out several workouts last week with a sore back, practiced without problems on Sunday. The best news was the health of tailback Cedric Cobbs. Nutt said he envisioned getting Cobbs "15-20 touches" against Auburn after seeing the big tailback work on Sunday.

"That's the best Cedric's looked in a long time," Nutt said. "He was moving pretty good today."

Cobbs missed the Hogs' last workout of the week on Thursday when he sat out after taking a deep-tissue massage on his ailing hamstring.

The Hogs' three healthy quarterbacks ... Zak Clark, Ryan Sorahan and Matt Jones ... all appeared sharp in the drills. Tight end Jason Peters, trying to make the conversion from defensive tackle, dropped some passes early in the workout, but seemed to find the groove as the evening progressed.

The Hogs will take Monday off to concentrate on academics. Monday is a lab day for the team. They will resume workouts on Tuesday.

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