After the revelry, enjoy the game!
Not since 1981 when Arkansas beat No.1 Texas 42-11 has Fayetteville, Arkansas, seen this much bedlam! Back then, it was after the game. At least one car was overturned and set fire in the frenzy on Dixon Street giving Fayetteville a local nickname, Fayettenam.
For the last two days, the area around Reynolds Razorback Stadium has been rocking. ESPN sent a crew. The Goodyear Blimp flies overhead. Jumpers are practicing their entrance into the stadium while students began camping out on Tuesday to get a good seat. National media fills the radio airwaves on local shows.
Most importantly, the crowd on Razorback Road outside the stadium has devolved into a non-stop block party.
Razorback Road filled to capacity yesterday as Fans drove Razorback Road, camped out and lined the streets for a chance to cheer on the Hogs.
Ear lobes used to be kind of attractive. They will never be the same now.
It is an official "Red Out" Day for Hog fans. Spectators will not be the only ones sporting new duds. The Razorbacks will have new uniforms although what they look like has been the subject of much speculation.
Most likely they are cardinal tops with white pants although given Ryan Mallett's photo with Erin Andrews, there is a possibility Arkansas comes out the tunnel with black and red. A lot of good that did VaTech earlier this year!
Probably the same character who designed the Clinton Library to look like the world's fanciest single-wide trailer has also created an entrance where the players will run through a pig snout.
How do people that have breaks with reality ever get into position to control such things?
Arkansas Pom Pom Squad escorts Tusk IV, the University of Arkansas' mascot, around Fayetteville yesterday.
For blocks up and down Razorback Road, Arkansas fans line up for their chance to stick it to the Tide!
Bobby Petrino and basketball Coach John Pelphrey (who is actually putting together a national Top 10 recruiting class) bought pizzas and had them delivered to campers.
This photo was from three to four hours before this post.
Flags flew ready for 'Bama.
If Arkansas wins, the party will continue all week because Arkansas' schedule, although not certain, is favorable.
The reality is that the Hogs have a shot at winning out if they beat Alabama, and everyone in Arkansas knows it.
Every Hog will have his day, and today, this season, is it!
Enjoy the game!
SharpTusk is a Featured writer on Hog Database
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