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Allen leads Arkansas past La-Lafayette 34-14

AP Sports Writer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Brandon Allen was 15-of-22 passing for 230 yards and three touchdowns as Arkansas opened the Bret Bielema era with a 34-14 win over Louisiana-Lafayette.

Allen, taking over as the starting quarterback for the Razorbacks, threw a pair of touchdown passes to Javontee Herndon and helped improve Bielema to 8-0 in his career in season openers

Sophomore Jonathan Williams rushed for 151 yards and freshman Alex Collins added 131 of his own for Arkansas (1-0), which outgained the Ragin' Cajuns (0-1) 522-274 in total yardage. Williams did so on 18 carries while Collins had 21.

Terrance Broadway was 15-of-28 passing for 171 yards and a touchdown for Louisiana-Lafayette, which fell to 0-37 against Southeastern Conference opponents.

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Scoring Summary
ARKJavontee Herndon 6 yd pass from Brandon Allen (Zach Hocker kick)
LALAFAlonzo Harris 2 yd run (Stephen Brauchle kick)
ARKJavontee Herndon 49 yd pass from Brandon Allen (Zach Hocker kick)
ARKZach Hocker 22 yd FG
ARKZach Hocker 34 yd FG
ARKKiero Small 10 yd pass from Brandon Allen (Zach Hocker kick)
LALAFJacob Maxwell 11 yd pass from Terrance Broadway (Stephen Brauchle kick)
ARKJonathan Williams 75 yd run (John Henson kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1924
Third Down Efficiency4-127-13
Fourth Down Efficiency1-21-2
Plays-Net Yards63-27474-522
Passing Yds189230
Kick Return Yds180
Punt Return Yds-20
Time of Poss.22:4837:12
Individual Stats
LALAF: Alonzo Harris 10-56, Elijah McGuire 3-12, Torrey Pierce 2-10, Darryl Surgent 1-6, Montrel Carter 1-4, Terrance Broadway 13--1, Brooks Haack 2--2
ARK: Jonathan Williams 18-151, Alex Collins 21-131, Nate Holmes 3-9, Kiero Small 4-7, Team 1--2, Brandon Allen 4--4
LALAF: Terrance Broadway 15-28-171-1, Brooks Haack 2-3-18-0
ARK: Brandon Allen 15-22-230-0, Team 0-1-0-0
LALAF: Jacob Maxwell 6-77, Jamal Robinson 4-33, Jared Johnson 2-18, Darryl Surgent 2-11, Elijah McGuire 1-31, Devin Figaro 1-10, James Butler 1-9
ARK: Hunter Henry 5-75, Javontee Herndon 3-73, Kiero Small 3-25, Jeremy Sprinkle 2-22, Keon Hatcher 1-27, Julian Horton 1-8
UL Lafayette5th Sun Belt 5-36-7
Arkansas5th SEC West3-57-6

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