Razorback football on Thursday announced several key dates related to the program.
The Hogs, entering the third season under the direction of Coach Sam Pittman, are coming off a 9-4 season against what was considered by many the nation’s toughest schedule, capped by a 24-10 win over Penn State in the Outback Bowl. Arkansas finished the 2021 season ranked 21st, the highest ranked four-loss team. The Hogs are expected to be ranked to open the 2022 season, which kicks off Sept. 3 in Fayetteville against Cincinnati, which made the 2021 college football playoff.
Pittman’s Hogs will start spring practice on March 13 and conclude on April 16 with an open practice for fans that will start at 11 a.m. The open practice is expected to take the place of the traditional Red-White game. The annual Hogfest celebration will kick the day off at 8 a.m.
The baseball Hogs will play the final game of their series against LSU the same day at Fayetteville. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. Arkansas baseball opens the season Feb. 18-20 with a three-game series at home against Illinois State.
The university also announced that family weekend will be held Sept. 16-18, coinciding with the football game against Missouri State, coached by former Razorback coach Bobby Petrino. Football homecoming is set for Nov. 5 when Liberty, led by former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, comes to Fayetteville.
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