Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Petrino's 2008 Schedule

Today the University of Arkansas released the Razorback's football schedule for the 2008 season. The schedule contains many intriguing matchups beyond the typical SEC rivalries. First the Hogs will renew their historic rivalry with Texas early this season in a newly renovated Darrell K Royal stadium. They'll also battle former Razorback offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn's high-powered Tulsa offense in Fayetteville. Perhaps the most interesting game of the year will come in late October when former head hog Houston Nutt and his new Ole Miss Rebel squad travels to Razorback stadium to take on his former team.

This schedule is pretty daunting for the new coach and the young players, but fans expectations will be high as ever. Many Razorback fans outside of Arkansas should have an opportunity to watch the team play on national television as many of these games are high profile and will most likely air on ESPN, CBS, or Raycom.

Sat, Aug 30 Western Illinois Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
Sat, Sep 06 Louisiana-Monroe Little Rock, Ark. TBA
Sat, Sep 13 Texas at Austin, Texas TBA
Sat, Sep 20 Alabama * Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
Sat, Oct 04 Florida * Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
Sat, Oct 11 Auburn * at Auburn, Ala. TBA
Sat, Oct 18 Kentucky * at Lexington, Ky. TBA
Sat, Oct 25 Ole Miss * Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
Sat, Nov 01 Tulsa Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
Sat, Nov 08 South Carolina * at Columbia, S.C. TBA
Sat, Nov 22 Mississippi State * at Starkville, Miss. TBA
Sat, Nov 29 LSU * Little Rock, Ark. TBA


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