2013 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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2013 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Arkansas Razorbacks logo
Conference Southeastern Conference Western Division
2013 record 3–9 (0–8 SEC)
Head coach Bret Bielema (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney (1st year)
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Chris Ash (1st year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
(Capacity: 72,000)
War Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 53,955)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#5 Missouri x   7 1         12 2  
#4 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Georgia   5 3         8 5  
#24 Vanderbilt   4 4         9 4  
Florida   3 5         4 8  
Tennessee   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#2 Auburn xy   7 1         12 2  
#7 Alabama x   7 1         11 2  
#14 LSU   5 3         10 3  
#18 Texas A&M   4 4         9 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         7 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         8 5  
Arkansas   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Auburn 59, Missouri 42
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll[1]


The 2013 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Razorbacks played their home games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville and War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. They played as a member of the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference.

Preseason[edit]

Bret Bielema was hired as Arkansas's head football coach on December 4, leaving the same position with the Wisconsin Badgers. The move surprised many, including Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez.[2] It was announced Wisconsin defensive coordinator Chris Ash would take the same position at Arkansas on December 11.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 3:00 PM Louisiana–Lafayette* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR SECRN W 34–14   69,801
September 7 6:00 PM Samford* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR PPV W 31–21   47,358
September 14 11:21 AM Southern Miss* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR SECTV W 24–3   63,067
September 21 2:30 PM at Rutgers* High Point Solutions StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN L 24–28   51,969
September 28 6:00 PM #10 Texas A&M Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 33–45   72,613
October 5 6:00 PM at #18 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN2 L 10–30   90,043
October 12 11:21 AM #14 South Carolina Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR SECTV L 7–52   66,302
October 19 6:00 PM at #1 Alabama Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL ESPN L 0–52   101,821
November 2 5:00 PM #8 Auburndagger Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR ESPN2 L 17–35   66,835
November 9 11:21 AM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Rivalry) SECTV L 24–34   60,856
November 23 11:21 AM Mississippi State War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR SECTV L 17–24 OT  45,198
November 29 1:30 PM at #15 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Golden Boot) CBS L 27–31   89,656
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR RV NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches' RV RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Harris Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ Link to the AP Poll
  2. ^ "Bret Bielema takes Arkansas job". ESPN. December 4, 2012. Retrieved December 11, 2012.