10 facts from Arkansas’ 20-13 win

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Portland State quarterback Davis Alexander tries to get away from Arkansas defender Joe Foucha as he scrambles out of the pocket in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

The Arkansas Razorbacks outlasted the Portland State Vikings 20-13. Here are 10 facts from the win courtesy of Arkansas Razorbacks football communications.

  1. Arkansas’ captains were seniors McTelvin Agim, De’Jon Harris, Colton Jackson and T.J. Smith. Agim, Harris & Smith were named permanent captains by head coach Chad Morris and donned a “C” on their left shoulder.
  2. The Razorbacks are now 99-23-4 in season openers, winning each of their last five.
  3. Arkansas is 67-11-2 in season openers played in Fayetteville
  4. Rakeem Boyd’s 114-yard performance was the 14th-best by a rusher with Chad Morris as Head Coach.
  5. First game with three interceptions since Nov. 22, 2014, against Ole Miss.
  6. Kamren Curl and Melvin Agim combined for four sacks, the first time two Razorbacks piled up that many in a single game since 2014, when Taiwan Johnson had 2.5 and Darius Philon had
    1.5 (9/6/14).
  7. Connor Limpert is now tied for 8th all time in career FG made at Arkansas (29), joining Greg Horne (1983-86) and Bill McClard (1969-71).
  8. Kamren Curl is the first Razorback with a sack and an interception in the same game since Alonzo Highsmith (1-and-1) against South Carolina in 2011.
  9. Rakeem Boyd’s 114 rushing yards was the most by a Razorback in a win since Nov. 4, 2017 versus Coastal Carolina.
  10. McTelvin Agim finished the game with 2.0 TFL, his most in a single game since recording 3.5 against Tulsa in 2018.