Head Coach: Houston Nutt (Career Rec: 66-40)
Offensive Coordinator: Houston Nutt
Defensive Coordinator: Dave Wommack
2001 Record: 7-5 overall (4-4 SEC)
2001 SEC/NCAA STATS RANKINGS
Total Offense: 12th / 97th (323.9)
Rushing Offense: 3rd / 38th (177.3)
Passing Offense: 12th / 102nd (146.6)
Scoring Offense: 7th / 63rd (26.5)
Total Defense:9th / 62nd (376.2)
Rushing Defense: 8th / 57th (148.7)
Pass Efficiency Defense: 6th / 60th (121.0)
Scoring Defense: 8th / 52nd (24.5)
Sept. 7 BOISE STATE
Sept. 14 SOUTH FLORIDA
Sept. 28 ALABAMA
Oct. 5 at Tennessee
Oct. 12 at Auburn
Oct. 19 KENTUCKY
Oct. 26 OLE MISS
Nov. 2 TROY STATE
Nov. 9 at South Carolina
Nov. 16 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
Nov. 23 at Mississippi State
Nov. 29 LSU
SE George Wilson (6-1, 202, So.)
RG Mark Bokermann (6-5, 300, Jr.)
*RT Shawn Andrews (6-6, 330, So.)
TE Nathan Ball (6-4, 275, Sr.)
FL Richard Smith (5-10, 184, Jr.)
TB Fred Talley (5-9, 180, Sr.)
DT Jermaine Brooks (6-3, 295, Sr.)
DE Raymond House (6-3, 260, Sr.)
OLB Caleb Miller (6-3, 213, Jr.)
*OLB Tony Bua (5-11, 207, Jr.)
FCB Lawrence Richardson (5-10, 174, Jr.)
*FS Ken Hamlin (6-2, 197, Jr.)
BCB Eddie Jackson (6-0, 186, Jr.)
* All-Star Candidates
TEAM QUESTION MARKS
Offensive and defensive line depth. Wide receiver.
September 28 at Alabama. The winner of this game could contend for a high finish in the SEC West. The loser is destined for a likely low division finish.
HEAD COACHES COMMENTS
"We have speed, good speed on our football team. Problem is the SEC, every time you look at other end of field, you feel like man, how we gonna make a first down today. I'll say that against any SEC team. We're in one of the greatest leagues there is."
"Two areas of concern we have: offense and defensive line as far as depth."
"Brooks, House are two solid senior guys we're gonna count on. They were part of our very first class. I'm happy to say we have four guys that walked across the stage and still have eligibility left. "
Arkansas is a good SEC football team, trouble is there are 9 other quality SEC teams to compete with. The Hogs highly regarded defensive coordinator, John Thompson, took off to be a Gator which should hurt. Arkansas has one of the tougher schedules in the SEC (They don't get to play Vandy). Arkansas will win 4-7 games and go to a minor bowl at best. VandyMania projects a near bottom finish in the SEC West for the Hogs.