Aggies Beat Arkansas 28-21 in Overtime

By EFN Staff
Published: 09/28/2015

Texas A&M 28  Arkansas 21

For the second straight season No. 14 Texas A&M and Arkansas required overtime. It was déjà vu for the Aggies as they scored on the second play of the extra session to avoid an upset at the hands of the Razorbacks and improved to 4-0 for a second straight season.

Player of the game

  • Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen completed 21 of 28 passes for 358 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including the winner in overtime.

Key stats

  • Texas A&M freshman wide receiver Christian Kirk caught eight passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Arkansas junior wide receiver Drew Morgan caught eight passes for 155 yards and a touchdown – he caught 10 passes for 148 yards over the first three games.
  • Texas A&M ran only 17 offensive plays in the first half.
  • Razorbacks running back Alex Collins rushed for 150 yards and a score. The junior now has 10 career 100-yards rushing games, including three in consecutive years against the Aggies.
  • Aggies sophomore defensive lineman Myles Garrett entered the game with 5.5 sacks and a forced fumble. He was held without a tackle until his strip sack with a minute remaining in the fourth quarter set up a game-winning field-goal attempt (missed). 
  • Arkansas converted on 5 of 10 third downs while Texas A&M went just 2 of 9 on third-down conversion attempts. 
  • The Razorbacks collected 25 first downs while the Aggies made just 16 first downs, including three on the ground.

Key play

  • Allen connected with Kirk for a 20-yard touchdown on the second play of overtime. The Aggies defense held strong on the Razorbacks’ final possession to avoid the upset.

Up next

  • Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State (10/3)
  • Arkansas vs. Tennessee (10/3)