Matt Jones is the online sports editor for the Arkansas-Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Newspapers.
D'Appollonio named player of the week
Arkansas' Alan D'Appollonio is tackled after he caught a pass for a first down on a fake punt play in the 1st quarter by Rutgers' Janarion Grant (1) during their game Saturday at High Points Solutions Stadium in Pisctaway, N.J.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas deep snapper Alan D'Appollonio was named Southeastern Conference special teams player of the week on Monday.
D'Appollonio caught a 24-yard pass and recorded a tackle in the Razorbacks' 28-24 loss at Rutgers on Saturday. His first career reception set up a 41-yard first quarter field goal.
The junior native of Phoenix was one of six walk-ons awarded scholarships prior to the start of this season.