Spring Football Practice Report - April 2
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Red zone installs highlighted practice for Arkansas as the Razorbacks closed the fifth-of-15 NCAA-allotted spring practices Thursday evening.
Venue: Outdoor practice fields
Format: Full pads
– In addition to individual drills, head coach Bret Bielema and the Razorback football staff worked on red zone installations. Senior running back Jonathan Williams excelled in the red zone drills, breaking out for a 20-yard rush and scoring a pair of “touchdowns”.
– Junior tight end Hunter Henry continued to stand out on day five of practice, hauling in an impressive one-handed touchdown catch in pass skeleton drills.
– Junior linebacker Brooks Ellis and sophomore linebacker Khalia Hackett continued to make big plays in their new positions. Ellis has stepped into the Will linebacker spot while Hackett is No. 1 on the depth chart at Sam.
News and Notes:
– Arkansas will close its 2015 spring practice schedule with its annual Red-White Game on April 25 at 1 p.m. in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Attendance to the scrimmage is free and open to the public.
– Season ticket orders are now being accepted for the 2015 season at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. The 2015 home schedule includes six games in Fayetteville, four against opponents that played in bowl games last season – UTEP, Auburn, Mississippi State and Missouri. Arkansas will also take on Toledo at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.
Offensive coordinator Dan Enos
Senior quarterback Brandon Allen
Senior running back Jonathan Williams
Up Next: The Razorbacks will return to the practice fields Saturday, April 4 for the sixth practice of the spring.
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