COLUMBIA, Sc. - The Southeastern Conference's top passing offense and itsworst passing defense met head-to-head Saturday night.
The offense won.
Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett threw for 303 yards and a touchdown, to lead the Razorbacks to 41-20 victory over the South Carolina Gamecocks.
The Hogs improved to 7-2, 4-2 in the SEC. The Gamecocks fell to 6-3, 4-3 in the SEC.
Mallett's strong, right arm didn't have to do it all for Arkansas' explosive offense. Sophomore tailback Knile Davis rushed for 110-yards and three touchdowns.
South Carolina answered Arkansas' first scoring drive in the first quarter, a touchdown pass from Mallett to Cobi Hamilton. The Hogs then scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 24-10 halftime lead.