“They’re throwing the ball all over the place and yet not giving up many sacks,” Blankenship said.
“Part of that is certainly a tribute to the offensive line. I think those guys are really solid up front. ... I think they’ve done a good job of protecting Tyler, but also I think you have to give him some credit that he doesn’t sit back there and hold the football. He’s pretty good about getting rid of it. He kind of has the timing in his head and handles that pretty well.”
The clock could be ticking come Saturday.
“They do a good job of changing up their pressures,” Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino said. “A lot of them, they’ve gotten people to not check. They disguise them pretty good and a lot of them keep people from checking. Some of them have been on second effort. Some they got the quarterback to hold the ball. ... And then some of them, I think, have been because they’ve had a big lead. They’ve got people to throw the ball so much and they’ve gotten a lot of sacks.”