Hocker's field goals help lift East to win

By: Matt Jones
Published: Saturday, January 18, 2014
Former Arkansas kicker Zach Hocker made three field goals to help the East to a 23-13 win in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Former Arkansas kicker Zach Hocker made three field goals to help the East to a 23-13 win in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

— Former Arkansas kicker Zach Hocker made three field goals to help the East to a 23-13 win in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Hocker connected on field goals of 31, 35 and 56 yards, and also made a pair of extra points. Hocker's 56-yard kick snapped a 13-13 tie early in the fourth quarter.

The Russellville native will now look to make a NFL team later this year. More than 100 players from last year's Shrine game wound up in NFL camps.

Hocker finished his career as the Razorbacks' all-time leading scorer and the 10th-leading scorer in Southeastern Conference history. As a senior he made 13 of 15 field goal attempts, including a 54-yard kick in Arkansas' home finale against Mississippi State.

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