FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long promised a big-time addition to the 2012 football schedule. He delivered.
Arkansas will play Big East Conference member Rutgers in a home and home series. The Scarlet Knights will play in Fayetteville next season. Taht game will be played September 22. The Hogs will travel to Piscataway, New Jersey in 2012.
"We are pleased to add a quality non-conference opponent like Rutgers to our 2012 football schedule,” said Long. "In the end, we believe we have put together a competitive 2012 schedule for our nationally ranked football program and some exciting games for Razorback fans."
Rutgers won the Pinstripe Bowl last season against Iowa State, finishing the year at 9-4. The Scarlet Knights will likely be a pre-season favorite next season for the Big East title.