FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas has high hopes this season for an offensive line that grew up on the job last season.
The unit struggled at times early last season, allowing sacks and numerous big hits on quarterback Tyler Wilson. Led by center Travis Swanson and guard Alvin Bailey, the group improved and helped the Razorbacks to an 11-2 record and Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State.
Swanson and Bailey return this season as juniors for Arkansas, which is counting on their experience and the overall maturity of the line to help keep Wilson upright and lead the way for running back Knile Davis.
The Razorbacks host Jacksonville State to open the season on Sept. 1.
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