Razorbacks end Mississippi State’s bowl hopes
STARKVILLE, MS. – Rawleigh Williams ran for 205 yards and four touchdowns and also threw for a touchdown to lead Arkansas over Mississippi State 58-42 on Saturday night.
The Arkansas offense did just about anything it wanted against Mississippi State, gaining 661 total yards. The 5-foot-11, 203-pound Williams was easily the Razorbacks’ biggest star, running for touchdowns of 72, 42, 7 and 33 yards before taking a handoff and throwing a jump pass for a 1-yard touchdown to Austin Cantrell.
Arkansas (7-4, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) broke a four-game losing streak to Mississippi State. Austin Allen completed 18 of 25 passes for 303 yards and two touchdowns for the Razorbacks.
Mississippi State (4-7, 2-5) had a big night on offense as well.
Nick Fitzgerald ran for 131 yards and four touchdowns and also threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns, but the Bulldogs could never hold the Razorbacks long enough to climb back into the game after falling into a 38-14 hole by halftime.
Mississippi State receiver Fred Ross caught 10 passes for a career-high 171 yards and two touchdowns.