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Fayetteville, Ark. — Did you ever see a Hog boogie? Well, opening Saturday the University of Arkansas Razorbacks boogied all over UTEP (University of Texas at El Paso), winning 48-13.
Razorback quarterback Brandon Allen opened up their eyes with 14 of 18 for 308 yards and four touchdowns. This is one of the best games for a SEC quarterback in the last 10 seasons. By the way, Saturday was Brandon’s 23rd birthday.
Gives the talking “heads” something to say! Soooeee!
The Hogs next play Toledo Aug. 12 at Little Rock.
ASU Red Wolves go to West Coast and get slammed
Los Angeles, Calif. — ASU Red Wolves ran head-on into a collision with the USC Trojans for their opener Saturday and got slammed 55 to 6.
Trojans slapped the Wolves with an opening drive of 77 yards with a 61-yard touchdown pass and never let up. The Red Wolves went into half time down 28-0.
They rallied slightly in the third quarter with a 78-yard touchdown drive but blew the two point conversion on a bad snap.
The Red Wolves turned the football over four times, and the Trojans ate them up alive.
Next week the Mizzou Tigers come to call.
Mizzou Tigers handle the SEMO Redhawks with ease
Columbia, Mo. — The Mizzou Tigers beat the Redhawks from Cape Girardeau 34-3.
First string Mizzou quarterback Marty Mauk threw two touchdowns and passed for 181 yards. His backup Drew Lock came in and threw a 78-yard touchdown pass.
Mauk got on the scoreboard with a 27-yard touchdown pass to J-Mon Moore to take the lead 7-0.
Next week the Tigers play the Red Wolves at Jonesboro.
Missouri State Bears got buried in Memphis
Memphis, Tenn. — The Missouri State Bears better never go back to Memphis.
The team got buried by the Memphis Tigers 67-7 in their opening bid at the Liberty Bowl Saturday.
The Bears next play Chadron State of Nebraska at Springfield Sept. 12, followed by a game against Arkansas State Sept. 19 in Jonesboro.
Auburn Tigers defeat Louisville Cardinals, Ft. Lewis Skyhawks lose
Elsewhere Saturday the Auburn University Tigers, coached by former Arkansas State Head Coach Gus Malzahn, defeated the University of Louisville Cardinals, coached by former Razorback Head Coach Bobby Petrino, 31-24 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Malzahn also played two years for the Razorbacks and was a coach ther for one year.
The Fort Lewis College Skyhawks, coached by former Razorback Head Coach John L. Smith, lost 45-14 Thursday to the Montana State Bobcats, ranked No. 11 in the BCS series, at Bozeman, Mont.