Hogs Put on Full Pads

Arkansas put in its fourth straight day of spring football drills Wednesday, its first in full pads.

Cedric Cobbs lost a little more weight than he intended losing some skin off
his hand in a motorcycle wreck Tuesday.
The Arkansas tailback didn't practice Wednesday, the Razorbacks first full
pads workout of the spring.
"Cobbs was looking good," running backs coach Danny Nutt said, " until he
had that motorcycle wreck yesterday. He hit the brake too hard and it
flipped him and took the skin off his hand. He's going to be be all right.
He looks (from losing 20 pounds running indoor track)  better than ever."
Hard running sophomore tailback De'Arrius Howard got a little reminder about
running hard all the time.
"De'Arrius has got to run harder," D. Nutt said.  "I got on him a little bit
today. He did good overall but that first play he got whacked and the ball
popped loose just because he went in there half-speed. You've got to go full
speed. They popped him good and it's probably a good wakeup call for him."
Brandon Kenney is getting all the fullback time because Mark Pierce won't
practice until after next week's spring break because of a strained
Offensive linemen Gene Perry (sprained knee), Tony Ugoh (sprained knee) and
Tyler Morgan (mono)  also are out.
Matt Jones strictly was at quarterback and no receiver Wenesday because a
late class prevents him from starting Wednesday workouts on time.
New quarterbacks coach roy Wittke likes what he hears from Jones, deemed too
laid back last year.

"Matt's a little more animated, a little more vocal," Wittke said.  "He's
making a concerted effort to be the leader and take charge of the offense.
Both are making adjustments and correcting things in the huddle.

Houston Nutt had to leave practice early because of a Razorback Club
speaking engagement.

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