Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Arkansas-Georgia opener scratched from TV
Arkansas first baseman Dominic Ficociello flips the ball back to first base to force out a Texas A&M baserunner in the eighth inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas' series opener at Georgia on Friday won't be televised as originally announced.
The game, which was scheduled to be shown on CSS Friday, will now begin at 6 p.m. Central. Saturday's 11 a.m. game will be televised by FSN and Sunday's 1 p.m. game will be shown on CSS and Cox Sports.
Arkansas (27-15, 11-7 SEC) is coming off a series win over Texas A&M last weekend. The No. 15 Razorbacks didn't play in the midweek after their game against No. 14 Oklahoma was canceled because of weather.
Georgia (16-25, 4-13) is looking for its first SEC series win of the year. The Bulldogs upset No. 19 Georgia Tech 17-0 on Tuesday at Turner Field in Atlanta.