Green Means Stop For Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE -- The green jersey brigade will get a little bigger today when Arkansas has its first scrimmage of preseason camp tonight at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Coach Houston Nutt said Felix Jones, Peyton Hillis, Marcus Monk and the quarterbacks will wear the jerseys to keep from being hit.

Jones, Hillis and Monk have worn the jerseys since Michael Smith became the second tailback to be injured.

"They will not be hit," Nutt said. "When you're coming to the scrimmage tomorrow, they'll be wearing green jerseys and they will not be hit."

Nutt said later that the quarterbacks might not be in green but they'd be wearing a different jersey from the rest of the team.

Freshman quarterback Mitch Mustain said he didn't mind wearing the hands-off jersey.

"It's a different color jersey," Mustain said. "You're still playing the game. ... I've been hit anyway."

The Arkansas coaches weren't pleased with Friday night's performance, especially on the offensive side.

Hillis said he'd cleared things up with free safety Michael Grant a day after Hillis got in Grant's face following a hit near the end zone.

"I lost my control," Hillis said. "It was a little misfortunate thing and I got upset but I got over it quick.

"After the film and stuff like that, I understood. We're fine."

Redshirt freshman Andrew Davie was moved from offensive tackle to tight end and had a solid day Friday.

"Andrew Davie has made some tremendous strides," Nutt said. "He's an older, mature guy. So far, he looks like he can really help us."

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