April 11, 2007

Hogs grinding out final week

Arkansas coaches were much more pleased with the effort and practice habits of the players on Tuesday after a lackluster performance Monday as spring practice draws near a close.

The Hogs will cap the 15 workouts with the Red-White Scrimmage on Saturday at 6 p.m. (CST), but with the end drawing near, the coaches have to give extra effort to make sure the players stay focused and get the most out of the remaining practices. The team worked inside the Walker Pavilion to avoid cold, wet weather.

"I think if you talk to any coach during the last week of spring ball that they'll tell you that [the players] see the end," Arkansas coach Houston Nutt said. "They're looking forward to Saturday. It's natural instinct."

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