His brother, Brandon, signed with Arkansas in 2005, but instead enrolled at Butler County [Kan.] Community College. Williams averaged 23.7 yards per reception and 14.7 yards per rush. Contents 1 Schedule 2 Roster 3 Game notes 3.1 USC 3.2 Utah State 3.3 Vanderbilt 3.4 Alabama 3.5 Auburn 3.6 Southeast Missouri State 3.7 Ole Miss 3.8 Louisiana-Monroe 3.9 South Carolina 3.10 Tennessee He helped his team to an 11-1 record and a second-round state playoff berth in the states largest classification (5A). He racked up 503 yards and six touchdowns in his first seven games as a senior. Arkansas State University. He also earned All-Southwestern Junior College conference honors. He also earned first-team all-conference honors as a sophomore. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. He was also tabbed as the No. In an SEC West bout, the Arkansas Razorbacks visited the #2 ranked Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. He was ranked as the No. He was selected as his squads most valuable offensive and defensive player in his senior season. 2 prospect in the Student Sports FAB 50 rankings. Arkansas signed four-stars Isaiah Sategna and Quincy McAdoo and three-star Samuel M'Bake. Historical OU football, basketball, baseball, and softball scores, records, and stats. In the second quarter, Darren McFadden ran 17 yards for a TD to make it 140. Max Emfinger ranked him as the No. Through the end of the 2021 season, this was the last time Arkansas defeated Alabama. The Razorbacks had a regular season SEC record of 7-1. He averaged 12.4 yards per carry on his way to second-team all-state and first-team all-district honors. He helped lead his team to a conference and regional title and a berth in a bowl game. After the Razorbacks' loss at home against the USC Trojans, the Hogs were looking to bounce back against Utah State. He benched 400 pounds and earned a squat lift of 550 pounds in high school. He was a three-sport star, starring in basketball and track and field as well as on the gridiron. He was named the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore after racking up 97 tackles, including 49 unassisted stops, and eight sacks. He also played baseball for the Bulldogs earning co-defensive player of the year awards as a sophomore on the diamond. Football; Basketball This was the Razorbacks last shutout until November 15, 2014, when Arkansas beat LSU, 17-0. And with 3:34 left in the game, Arkansas sealed it with a 22 yard field goal from Jeremy Davis. After an Arkansas field goal, Mitchell threw 13 yard TD pass to Kevin McKinley to make it 2613 at the end of the third. In the fourth, Michael Smith rushed for a 3-yard TD to make it 447. (Ashdown HS), DT JR 6-2 300 Texarkana, Ark. The official 2006 Football schedule for the University of Arizona Wildcats (Springdale HS), , WR, FR, 6-3, 205, Mobile, Ala. (Davidson HS), , OLB, FR, 6-4, 200, Rosenberg, Texas (Terry HS), , LB, FR, 6-1, 210, Sweeny, Texas (Sweeny HS), , OL, FR, 6-5, 260, Bainbridge, Ga. (Bainbridge HS), , WR, FR, 6-6, 210, Dallas, Texas (Carter HS), , S / OLB, FR, 6-4, 215, Allen, Texas (American Heritage Academy), , OT, FR, 6-6, 295, Pocahontas, Ark. 87 prospect in the state. 49 wide receiver in the country by Rivals.com. He was also recruited by Washington State, Miami (Fla.), and Southern California as a junior college player. The nations No. The cornerback was a four-year starter at Evangel and earned first-team all-state 1A honors from the Baton Rouge Advocate. WR FR 6-4 185 Ellenwood, Ga. (Martin Luther King HS). 99 overall prospect in Texas. third on the team with six pass break-ups . He was the recipient of the 2005 Landers Award edging his teammate quarterback Mitch Mustain for the honor. He averaged 22.2 yards a catch in his senior campaign. The largest conflict occurred between head coach Houston Nutt and offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn over the direction of the offense. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. The Warhawks scored a field goal late in the game to make the final 4410. All rights reserved. He was nominated to participate in the Down Under Bowl in Australia. He was ranked as the No. He earned 2005 preseason first-team JC Gridwire All-America honors as a sophomore for Coach Mark Sartain. He was also recruited by Houston, Iowa State, Nebraska, Arkansas State and Louisiana Tech. He also earned all-league honors in his first season at Trinity after he racked up 51 tackles and six sacks. With the score 70, the Warhawks were fired up. However Arkansas bounced back with a touchdown from Darren McFadden and a fumble return for a touchdown by Randy Kelly, making the score 1710 at the end of the third quarter in favor of the Razorbacks. In the fourth, Arkansas scored on a Jeremy Davis field goal and a London Crawford touchdown catch making it 383 at the final. 22 tight end in the nation and the No. The rift that formed in the fanbase over these issues ultimately contributed to Nutt's departure after the 2007 regular season, just after the Razorbacks upset the number one team in the nation, LSU. , DT, JR, 6-2, 300, Texarkana, Ark. 76 ranked running back by Scout.com, he was also selected as one of the top five prospects in the Houston area by The Houston Chronicle. It was the first district championship for CHS in 25 years. With 9:19 remaining in the first half, the Gamecocks scored another field goal from Ryan Succop to make it 146. Rivals.com ranked him as the No. He was ranked as the No. (Springdale HS), , WR, FR, 6-2, 180, Springdale, Ark. He recorded a 300-pound bench press and a 450-pound squat lift as a prepster. He attended Plano (Texas) East High School as a freshman before transferring to Carrollton (Texas) American Heritage Academy and playing for Coach Bob Giesey. 1 team in the state, he returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown. He was also recruited by Michigan State, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State and UTEP. 2006 All Games . As a junior, he caught 17 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns. Later, Mitch Mustain threw a 12 yard TD pass to Marcus Monk, and a two point conversion made it 377. He was teammates with fellow UA signees Williams, Ben Cleveland and Andrew Norman at Springdale High School. In the third quarter, Colt David hit a field goal for LSU to make it 1712. Robert Johnson was removed as the starting quarterback this week, replaced by Mitch Mustain.  Some of the parents of these players met with Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles in December to question the role of their sons on the team. Rivals.com ranked him as the No. He played at both wide receiver and tight end for Coach Allen Wilson. He will have three years to play two seasons at Arkansas. Despite playing in a run-oriented offense, he hauled in 27 catches for 620 yards and six touchdowns as a senior. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Rivals.com and HawgSports.com ranked him as the No. He was named the offensive most valuable player for the east team in that game. Use without license or authorization is expressly prohibited. During regulation, Alabama kicker Leigh Tiffin had missed two field goal attempts wide right. He was selected as an all-state selection. 10 prospect in the state. 9 wide receiver in the nation and the No. TE FR 6-4 1/2 248 Springdale, Ark. LSU stormed back to score on a 29 TD run by Keiland Williams to make the score 76. He was teammates with fellow UA signees Mitch Mustain, Ben Cleveland and Damian Williams. With 6:51 remaining in the half, Darren McFadden threw a 12 TD pass to Marcus Monk to make it 217. (Arkansas HS / Trinity Valley CC). Or write about sports? Florida scored first with a 33 yard field goal from Chris Hetland. 3 prospect in the nation. The 6th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks visited the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Scott Field in Starkville, MS. The SPORTS REFERENCE and STATHEAD trademarks are owned exclusively by Sports Reference LLC. Arkansas scored in the second quarter with a 12 yard TD pass from Mitch Mustain to Marcus Monk, and completed a two point conversion to make it 147. Name Pos. He was rated as the No. Starters are marked with an asterisk (*). He was also rated as the No. Wyatt came to the Heights after four seasons at Central Florida. He was named the offensive most valuable player for the east team in that game. In the second quarter, Darren McFadden rushed for a 14-yard TD to make the score 143. 62 prospect in Georgia. LSU held on to win 3126. This page was last edited on 3 November 2022, at 16:28. As a senior, he completed 190 of 270 passes for an Arkansas Class 5A single-season record 3,817 yards with 47 touchdowns and only six interceptions. He also earned 201 yards and three touchdowns on 16 receptions. (North Little Rock), Gilbert, Ariz. (Gilbert / Univ. In the fourth, Mitchell threw a 10-yard TD pass to Sydney Rice to make it 2620. Roster includes most starters and key reserves. Nearing the end of the first half, RB Darren McFadden threw a 10-yard TD pass to Wes Murphy. USC and Arkansas both came into the game with a number of question marks, as USC had lost stars Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart to the NFL, and Arkansas's star running back Darren McFadden was injured in an off-field incident. In the third quarter Arkansas' Darren McFadden threw a 2-yard TD pass to Felix Jones. In the fourth, JaMarcus Russell threw a 7 yard TD pass to Early Doucet. On the ensuing kickoff, Darren McFadden returned it 92 yards for a TD making the score 147. The same outlet ranked him as the No. He also averaged 6.9 yards per punt return. 55 wide receiver by Scout.com and the No. After a missed field goal by Arkansas, Mitchell drove the field in an attempt to win the game but was intercepted by Darius Vinnet to make the final 2620. In the first quarter, Mississippi State was threatening to score when Arkansas CB Chris Houston intercepted a pass and returned it 87 yards for a TD. He was named to the EA Sports first-team All-America squad. He was also named the state high school co-player of the year, with Mustain, by the Little Rock Touchdown Club. He rushed for 2,046 yards and 27 touchdowns on 165 rushing attempts in a stellar junior campaign. He was ranked as the countrys No. The official 2006 Football Roster for the Army West Point Black Knights 9 linebacker in the nation by the same outlet. 1 player in Arkansas as ranked by Hawgs Illustrated and HawgSports.com. 2 prospect in Arkansas. On the next possession, Florida's Andre Caldwell threw a 5-yard TD pass to Tate Casey. He posted a 35-inch vertical jump at the Nike Camp in Athens, Ga., in the summer preceding his senior season. Main Navigation Menu. The official 2006 Football Roster for the University of Arizona Wildcats In the third quarter, Darren McFadden rushed 18 yards for a touchdown but was flagged for excessive celebration. St. countered with a 65-yard TD run from Anthony Dixon. Certain fans filed Freedom of Information requests for Nutt's phone records. He also earned a spot on the schools honor roll in both semesters. He played with fellow UA signees Ramon Broadway, Ben Cleveland and London Crawford in the Max Emfinger All-Star Game in Shreveport, La. Wisconsin answered with a 22 yard TD pass from John Stocco to Paul Hubbard. In the second quarter Florida's QB Tim Tebow ran 9 yards for a TD to make it 100. From the get-go, it was clear Arkansas was going to dominate this game. He broke his collarbone midway through his junior season and saw limited action in the playoffs. Rivals.com ranked him as the No. He was also recruited by Houston, Iowa State, Nebraska, Arkansas State and Louisiana Tech. As a senior, he caught 23 passes for 338 yards and five touchdowns. He played in the Max Emfinger All-Star Game in Shreveport, La., following his senior season. Hawgs Illustrated had him listed as the No. Over the course of the season, speculation arose that this offense was not being implemented and that Malzahn had less control over the offense than he was promised, claims that Malzahn has not verified publicly. With this win, Arkansas clinched the SEC Western Division Title. After the season, Williams and Mustain transferred to Southern California. He was a high school teammate of fellow Arkansas signee Allen Gardner for Coach Allen Wilson. After a scoreless third quarter Arkansas hit a 28 yard field goal while Jonathan Crompton hit Bret Smith for a 39 yard TD pass late in the game to make the final 3114. 42 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. As a junior, he spent time at free safety and cornerback on defense, wide receiver on offense and logged extensive time on special teams. He also made 25 tackles and tallied three interceptions, including one return for a touchdown. The 2006 Arkansas Razorbacks football team completed the season with a 10-4 record. He did not play the rest of the season for Coach Dave Williams but helped jump start his prep squad to a 5-0 start before he was injured. (Evangel Christian Academy), Tallahassee, Fla. (Godby HS / Hargrave [Va.] Military Academy), Little Rock, Ark. He can bench press 300 pounds and squat 400 pounds. His brother, Brandon, signed with Arkansas in 2005, but instead enrolled at Butler County [Kan.] Community College. He also played linebacker/defensive end for the Bulldogs. Published: Sunday, January 1, 2006 FAYETTEVILLE The 2007-2008 Arkansas Razorbacks football roster. The Arkansas defense played valiantly in showing of revenge for the embarrassment of the previous game, and the offense, while not up to form, still played well. In the second quarter the Bulldogs fought back with a 22-yard TD strike from Michael Henig to Tony Burks. All rights reserved. 3 prospect in Arkansas by Scout.com. He played at Oak Creek (Wis.) High School. A standout at Texarkana High School for Coach Bill Keopple, he earned a spot on The Associated Press Arkansas Super Team and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Team as a senior. During the fourth quarter, Arkansas and Vanderbilt both scored, but because of Vanderbilt's situation, they opted to go for a two point conversion, and failed. WR FR 6-6 210 Dallas, Texas (Carter HS). Schedule [ edit] Rankings [ edit] Roster [ edit] Game summaries [ edit] USC [ edit] He earned all-state honors after tallying 63 receptions for 1,189 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior for former Springdale head coach and current Arkansas offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Gus Malzahn. (Episcopal Collegiate School), Shreveport, La. He also returned kickoffs for his prep squad. Rivals.com also rated him as the No. HawgSports.com tabbed him as the No. However, Auburn kicker John Vaughn kicked a 36-yard field goal to make the score 1710 with 1:50 remaining in the first half. In the fourth, JaMarcus Russell threw a 7-yard TD pass to Early Doucet. The Hogs scored first with a 34 yard field goal by Jeremy Davis to make it 30 with 7:56 left in the first quarter. On the next series quarterback Mitch Mustain threw a touchdown pass to tight end Ben Cleveland to tie the game, and the Razorbacks won it with a completed extra point by Jeremy Davis. He spent a majority of his time at wide receiver, but did play three games at quarterback and logged some time at cornerback. His senior season at offensive tackle was cut in half when he suffered an ACL and MCL injury after seven games. 5 player in Arkansas. (Springdale HS). (Evangel Christian Academy), Ben Cleveland, TE, FR, 6-4 1/2, 248, Springdale, Ark. 84 player in Georgia. The same outlet also ranked him as the No. He was also recruited by LSU, Missouri, Miami and UCLA out of high school. His high school squad went 14-0 and won the state championship in his senior season. started all 12 games for the Indians . LSU stormed back to score on a 29 TD run by Keiland Williams to make the score 76. 5 prospect in Arkansas while HawgSports.com ranked him as the No. He was tabbed as the No. He also returned three kickoffs for 70 yards and had 28 tackles, including three tackles for loss (-23), and an interception. Ranked the No. He was a starter at defensive back as a sophomore. In the second quarter the Bulldogs fought back with a 22 yard TD strike from Michael Henig to Tony Burks. And with 0:02 left in the first half, Casey Dick threw a 50 yard hail- mary that was tipped off two Gamecock defenders and into the hands of Mike Rhim to make it 236 going into the half. He was also recruited by Michigan State, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State and UTEP. He also forced three fumbles and recovered two fumbles. He also rushed 19 times for 137 yards and two touchdowns. (Osceola HS / Hargrave [Va.] Military Academy), Texarkana, Ark. He helped NEO go 9-3 with a victory in the Dalton Defenders Bowl. 69 offensive lineman in the nation and the No. In the second quarter, Wisconsin scored on a 13-yard TD pass from John Stocco to Travis Beckum to make it 177 at the half. After the half, Darren McFadden scored with a 70-yard screen pass from Mitch Mustain making it 283. Ole Miss scored a field goal by Joshua Shene from 27 yards out to make it 213. 92 wide receiver in the nation. Arkansas came back and scored on a 76 yard TD run by Felix Jones to make the score 73. 81 offensive lineman in the nation by Scout.com, he was also rated as the No. He played with fellow UA signees Ramon Broadway, Ben Cleveland and Damian Williams in the Max Emfinger All-Star Game in Shreveport, La. Scout.com ranked him as the countrys No. He enrolled at the University of Arkansas in January 2006 and will take part in spring practice. He was teammates with fellow UA signees Mustain, Ben Cleveland and Andrew Norman at Springdale High School and played under former SHS head coach and current Arkansas offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn. He helped lead his squad to a 9-3 record in his final prep season. DL FR 6-2 1/2 250 Bainbridge, Ga. (Bainbridge HS). He also earned first-team all-conference honors as a sophomore. In his junior campaign, he tallied 38 catches for 898 yards and six scores. In the fourth, Mitchell threw a 10 yard TD pass to Sydney Rice to make it 2620.  Some of the parents of these players met with Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles in December to question the role of their sons on the team. Malzahn left to be the offensive coordinator at Tulsa and wide receiver Andrew Norman transferred to Tulsa as well.. He was also a member of the 2005 Associated Press Super Team, was named the states co-offensive player of the year by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette with Mustain, the offensive player of the year by The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas and first-team All-Arkansas by the Democrat-Gazette. DE FR 6-3 225 College Park, Ga. (North Clayton HS). He did not play the rest of the season for Coach Dave Williams but helped jump start his prep squad to a 5-0 start before he was injured. 11 player in Florida by the same outlet. His high school also produced 1991 Heisman Trophy runner-up quarterback Casey Weldon of Florida State. The score at the half was 2114. Although they got one last possession, a missed field goal ended Vanderbilt's chance of victory. With 8:33 left in the third, Arkansas' Antwain Robinson intercepted a pitch from Florida's Chris Leak and returned it for a TD to make the score 2117. He was a high school teammate of fellow Arkansas signee Allen Gardner for Coach Allen Wilson. He was a two-way starter for Coach Laron White at Tanner High School. In his freshman season, he was named as the 2004 Southwest Junior College Conference Defensive Player of the Year. On Arkansas' homecoming they faced the Redhawks from Southeast Missouri State. ESPN's College Game Day came to Fayetteville this week to host the matchup between the 11th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks and the 13th ranked Tennessee Volunteers. Lilburn, GA / Parkview: 2: Aaron Savage . He was selected to play in the Max Emfinger All-Star Game in Shreveport, La., but did not play due to the injury suffered in his senior season. Biography. From the get-go, it was clear Arkansas was going to dominate this game. (Evangel Christian Academy). He was listed as one of the nations Super Prospects by College Sports.com following his final prep campaign. Copyright 2000-2023 Sports Reference LLC. He was also a member of the Rivals250 team. He tallied 60 tackles including 15 tackles for loss and eight sacks as a senior. The same outlet also recognized him as an Advocate Super Dozen honorable mention selection. With 4:54 left in the third quarter Felix Jones ran in a 1 yard TD. Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, March 4, 6:41AM. He was an outfielder and pitcher for the Class 5A-West champion Bulldogs as a sophomore. Toggle navigation SoonerStats. He was a high school teammate of fellow Arkansas signee DeMarcus Love. He was named the most valuable player in the Bulldogs state championship victory after scoring four touchdowns. For the year, he ran for 997 yards and 16 touchdowns, passed for 532 yards and three scores, and caught 46 passes for 859 yards and seven touchdowns.