Arkansas-Alabama Quarter Highlights

Arkansas-Alabama Quarter Highlights


First quarter


Arkansas 0


Alabama 14


Ark Ala


Rushing yards: 1 34


Passing yards: 32 80


Total yards: 33 114


Time/poss.: 5:48 9:12


Turnovers: 1 0


A.J. McCarron: Alabama’s senior quarterback completed 6-of-7 passes for 52 yards on the Crimson Tide’s opening drive, including a 4-yard touchdown to Jalston Fowler. Alabama was 2-for-2 on third-down conversions on the possession.


Kenyan Drake: The Alabama running back ran four straight times for 16 yards on the second scoring drive, including a 1-yard touchdown.


Brandon Allen: After making a nice 25-yard pass to Hunter Henry into Alabama territory, Allen was intercepted by Ha Ha Clinton-Dix at the Crimson Tide 13. It was Allen’s fifth interception in four Southeastern Conference games.


Second quarter


Arkansas 0 0


Alabama 14 14


Ark Ala


Rushing yards: 62 98


Passing yards: 42 58


Total yards: 104 156


Time/poss.: 11:08 4:52


Turnovers: 0 0


T.J. Yeldon: After a long Arkansas punt, his 27-yard run moved the Crimson Tide near midfield, setting up the team’s third touchdown.


Drake: He bounced off right tackle, avoided Tevin Mitchel in the backfield and raced 46 yards for a touchdown to extend Alabama’s lead to 21-0.


Amari Cooper: He hauled in a 30-yard touchdown pass from McCarron just before halftime to give the Crimson Tide a 28-0 lead.


Third quarter


Arkansas 0 0 0


Alabama 14 14 17


Ark Ala


Rushing yards: 48 68


Passing yards: 17 42


Total yards: 65 110


Time/poss.: 7:22 7:38


Turnovers: 2 0


Keon Hatcher: His fumble on the second half kickoff was recovered by Alabama. The Crimson Tide scored there plays later on McCarron’s third touchdown pass of the game.


Yeldon: After dropping a would-be touchdown on first down, Yeldon scored on a 24-yard run on second down to extend the lead to 42-0.


Cade Foster: His 48-yard field goal extended Alabama’s lead to 45-0.


Fourth quarter


Arkansas 0 0 0 0 — 0


Alabama 14 14 17 7 — 52


Ark Ala


Rushing yards: 54 152


Passing yards: 0 0


Total yards: 54 152


Time/poss.: 6:50 8:10


Turnovers: 0 0


Allen: Arkansas’ quarterback was 0-for-6 passing in the fourth quarter. He has not thrown a touchdown pass since the third quarter of the Texas A&M game on Sept. 28.


Alex Collins: He had five carries for 39 yards on Arkansas’ next-to-last drive, but the Razorbacks turned the ball over on downs when Allen threw a pair of incomplete passes.


Derrick Henry: Alabama’s leading rusher was its fourth-string running back. Henry rushed for 85 yards on Alabama’s final drive, including an 80-yard touchdown run to cap the scoring.