No. 2 Alabama loses QB Bryce Young, beats No. 20 Arkansas

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Alabama receiver Kobe Prentice (80) breaks away from Arkansas defenders, Khari Johnson (19), Chris Paul Jr. (27) and Myles Slusher (2) on his way to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alabama lost quarterback Bryce Young in the second quarter, but held No. 20 Arkansas 49-26 behind the explosive runs of Jahmyr Gibbs and backup quarterback Jalen Milroe.

Young threw for 173 yards with a touchdown and an interception before leaving with what coach Nick Saban called a shoulder sprain.

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Arkansas cut the lead to five in the third quarter before Alabama broke it open with long runs. Milroe ran two touchdowns and Gibbs had 206 yards rushing and two touchdowns.