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Projecting impact starters for Arkansas to face Alabama

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It is probably the third or fourth year that Alabama has faced Arkansas for homecoming, but Bryant-Denny Stadium is ready and fans are prepared for part two of the LED feature. 

Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide will also be honoring the 2009 BCS National Championship team; the lone undefeated group of the Saban era. With heavy rain projected in the forecast, one would expect a strong rushing attack — however, yours truly of Touchdown Alabama Magazine was told via sources to not expect for Steve Sarkisian to go conservative as a player caller. 

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Mac Jones had a great week of practice and all eyes will be on him to lead the team. 

Defensively, players spoke all week about stepping it up. Trevon Diggs, a senior cornerback, believes he has not played his best game. Seeing how Chad Morris and the Razorbacks are struggling on offense, it opens an opportunity for the Tide to put a complete game together. 

Prior to facing LSU, the idea is having a dominant showing in all three phases of the game and for Alabama to put itself in a good spot going into the bye week. Regardless of its 2-5 record, Arkansas does have talent to challenge the Tide and have it in awkward situations. 

Listed below are the impact starters for the Razorbacks 

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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