Photographs by Jason Ivester
Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen goes through practice Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Austin Allen had a 3-to-1 touchdown to interception ratio (18-6) and completed 63 percent of his passes during Arkansas' 5-2 start in 2016.
Quarterbacks position glance
Returning starter Austin Allen (13 starts in 2016)
Key losses None
Who’s back Ty Storey, Cole Kelley (2016 redshirt)
Who’s new Daulton Hyatt
Walk-ons Jack Lindsey, Carson Proctor
Analysis Allen is in position to start as a senior to complete a fifth consecutive season with an Allen brother under center during the Bret Bielema era. Allen had a much stronger first half of 2016 than after suffering a bruised knee at Auburn in Week 8. He must cut down on his 15 interceptions and should improve on his 61.1 percent completions. Storey and Kelley are locked in a good battle for the backup role. Storey did not perform well in limited duty last season. He has improved and has made fewer ball security mistakes than Kelley during scrimmages.
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