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Allen wrenched: good time for Arkansas off week

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The Arkansas Razorbacks have lost five in a row, the last four in a stretch of games that is uniquely SEC.  Bret Bielema knew what he was getting in to when he left the Big Ten for the Southeastern Conference, but knowing it up close and personal, the way he does now, is something else entirely.  The razorbacks have just finished playing Texas A&M, Florida, South Carolina and Alabama in consecutive weeks and have lost the last two games by a combined score of 104-7.

Quarterback Brandon Allen says, "The off week has come at a good time for us.  It gives some guys who are banged up a chance to rest."  All that is true, but the SEC schedule may not be what it was, but it's still not the cakewalk teams find in the Big Ten.  Up next for Arkansas will be Auburn, which just upset Texas A&M.  After that, Ole Miss, which just beat LSU and later, a trip to Baton Rouge for the Tigers on Thanksgiving Friday.

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