Wilson, Hamilton set final records

By: Logan Wilson
Published: Friday, November 23, 2012
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson scrambles with the football while being pursued by LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo (49) during the second quarter of play Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Razorback Stadium.
Photo by Andy Shupe
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson scrambles with the football while being pursued by LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo (49) during the second quarter of play Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Razorback Stadium.

— Despite finishing their final game as Razorbacks with a loss, the quarterback-receiver duo of Tyler Wilson and Cobi Hamilton continued to break records in Friday's 20-13 loss to LSU.

Wilson passed for 359 yards and a touchdown in the loss, while Hamilton had 10 catches for 98 yards.

Wilson entered the season finale 87 yards behind Ryan Mallett's school-record for career passing yards at Arkansas. In the second quarter, Wilson surpassed Mallett with a 9-yard pass to Javontee Herndon.

The completion put Wilson at 7,495 yards passing in his career and by the end of the game, Wilson extended his record to 7,765 yards.

Tyler Wilson - LSU Postgame

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson recaps the Razorbacks' 20-13 loss to LSU. (By Logan Wilson)
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Among Wilson's many school records, Wilson holds the single-game record for most passing yards (510 vs. Texas A&M in 2011), the most completions in both a season and a career, the single-season and career records for most 350-yard passing games after his 359-yard performance against the Tigers and now the most career passing yards.

Hamilton's season consisted of breaking multiple Jarius Wright records, just as Wilson seemed to make a habit of surpassing records previously held by Mallett. In the fourth game of the year, Hamilton broke Wright's single-season receiving yards total with a 303-yard performance against Rutgers.

Against LSU, the senior from Texarkana wrapped up his records by becoming Arkansas' all-time career receptions leader. He finished the game with 10 receptions, giving him a career total of 175 catches. He also extended his consecutive games with a catch streak to 34, which is the longest active streak in the Southeastern Conference.

Hamilton also owns the school-record for single-season receptions (90) and yards (1,335).

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