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 Heisman Trophy.
Arkansas-Mississippi State game set for afternoon kickoff
An Arkansas football helmet sits on the sideline during a game against Ole Miss on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Oxford, Miss.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas' run of morning kickoffs is coming to an end.
The Razorbacks will play Mississippi State on Nov. 6 beginning at 3 p.m., the SEC announced Monday. The game will be televised by SEC Network.
Arkansas (5-3, 1-3 SEC) has had four consecutive 11 a.m. start times prior to the Mississippi State game. The Razorbacks are off this week.
Mississippi State (4-3, 2-2) is scheduled to host No. 12 Kentucky on Saturday.
The Arkansas-Mississippi State game will go head-to-head against the CBS showcase SEC game. CBS announced it would use a six-day window to decide on a game for Nov. 6. The network is considering LSU at Alabama and Missouri at Georgia.
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