Nate Allen is a columnist for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he has been inducted to the Arkansas Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame, and has authored three books about the Razorbacks.
Razorbacks progress, but not far enough
Arkansas coach Sam Pittman (left) and LSU coach Brian Kelly shake hands following a game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, in Baton Rouge, La.
FAYETTEVILLE — If close but no cigar sufficed against favored LSU, the Arkansas Razorbacks would emote smokeless satisfaction.
Especially as a 17.5-point underdog scrapping all the way, but losing 34-31 on a late field goal last Saturday night at LSU’s full-house loud Death Valley.
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