September 14, 2011

Bequette and Wright show improvement

Arkansas is playing well and is improving with one more home game against non-conference opponent Troy on the horizon in Fayetteville before opening the SEC slate against Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Last weekend, three starters came out of the game due to injuries. Quarterback Tyler Wilson is fine but showed symptoms of a concussion at halftime and was held out as a precaution. Defensive end Jake Bequette and wide receiver Jarius Wright came out respectively with a tweaked hamstring and a strained knee, according to Petrino. Tailback Dennis Johnson returned to practice Tuesday after sitting out the past two games with a tweaked hamstring.

"Dennis came in yesterday's practice and did very well," Petrino said Wednesday morning. "Tyler practiced. Did a great job. Jake and Jarius Wright did...

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