State of play: Only Hogs rebuff intrastate matchups

By: Brooks Kubena
Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson, left, and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema are shown during these 2014 file photos.
Photo by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson, left, and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema are shown during these 2014 file photos.

Arkansas and Arkansas State officials were nearly 150 miles apart Monday, but statements illustrated the programs are further apart on philosophies.

Last time SEC schools played in-state opponents in out-of-conference play

SEC team;year;opponent;result

Alabama;1944;Samford;W, 63-7

Arkansas;1944;Arkansas A&M;W, 41-0

Auburn;2016;Alabama A&M;W, 55-0

Florida;2015;Florida Atlantic;W, 20-14

Georgia;2016;Georgia Tech;L, 28-27

Kentucky;2017;Eastern Kentucky;W, 27-16

LSU;2014;Louisiana-Monroe;W, 31-0

Mississippi State;2015;Southern Miss;W, 34-16

Missouri;2017;Missouri State;W, 72-43

Ole Miss;1984;Southern Miss;L, 13-10

South Carolina;2016;Clemson;L, 56-7

Tennessee;2016;Tennessee Tech;W, 55-0

Texas A&M;2016;UT-San Antonio;W, 23-10

Vanderbilt;2017;Middle Tennessee State;W, 28-6

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