BYU football announces two-game series against Arkansas

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BYU football announced a home-and-home series against the University of Arkansas in 2022 and 2023.

The first-ever game between the two schools is set to be played in Provo, Utah, at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Oct. 15, 2022, with the second for Sept. 23, 2023, Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

“I’ve been on the beautiful campus at the University of Arkansas and seen their state-of-the-art athletic facilities,” BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe said. “It will be a road trip BYU fans will not want to miss. I look forward to the Razorbacks and Cougars battling for the first time when we host Arkansas in Provo in 2022.”

The University of Arkansas has had a varsity football team for almost 125 years. They have played in 42 bowl games along with a National Championship in 1964. The Razorbacks have been a part of the South Eastern Conference (SEC) since 1991.

BYU has had a varsity football team for almost 100 years. They have played in 35 bowls games along with a National Championship in 1984. The Cougars have a Heisman trophy winner, seven college football Hall of Famer members and 13 current NFL players.

The broadcast plans and kickoff times for these games will be set at a later date.

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