2006 Media Days: Legge's Look at Arkansas

BIRMINGHAM – Here's a look at the day Arkansas Head Coach Houston Nutt and the Razorbacks had at the SEC's annual Media Day event. Arkansas finished fourth in the SEC West and did not go to a bowl last season.

Last season: 4-7
Last game vs. Georgia: 23-20 loss
Series Record: Georgia leads 8-3

Most memorable Georgia win: 2002 SEC Championship game – David Greene is named the MVP, and Georgia wins its first SEC title in 20 years.

Most painful Georgia loss: 1969 Sugar Bowl – Georgia falls to Arkansas after winning the SEC title. It was the Bulldogs' only loss of the season.

Starters returning: 20

Best player: Darren McFadden
Biggest Weakness: Quarterback
2006's big question: How good are these guys going to be with any sort of quarterback? Can Mitch Mustain guide the Razorbacks to Atlanta?

Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2006 Season Preview):

That's how many combined points Arkansas lost four if its games by: Georgia (3), Vanderbilt (4), South Carolina (4) and LSU (2).

SEC Media Day's quote to note:

"When you say 'offense' you have to start with Darren McFadden." – Head Coach Houston Nutt about his nost talented player.

"It's what I call two chin straps - in the SEC you had better buckle on two chin straps out there." - Nutt on the physical nature of football in the conference.

"As humiliating as the USC game was, I was pleased with the way we played at Alabama. We could have easily let go of the rope." – Nutt on recovering from the beating in Los Angeles, and then playing the Tide.

"We have never had a quarterback like Mitch Mustain come in here. But there is nothing like jumping from Friday night to Saturday night in the SEC." - Nutt on his talented true freshman quarterback.

Legge's projected SEC finish: 2nd SEC West

Legge's All-SEC Hogs: RB Darren McFadden and LB Sam Olabujutu

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