It’s never too early to start getting amped up for another season of Razorback Football and making plans for your next trip to the big game!
Fayetteville, Arkansas has repeatedly been ranked the #1 best city to live in the whole of the SEC, this year additionally ranking as #4 best city to live in for the entire nation! The hog-wild fans of Northwest Arkansas and those that travel here to do all things football with us make it easy to see why this city is a must-experience, especially when you can be here for a game. That said, if you need some ideas while you’re planning your trips to Fayetteville for this spring and fall, be sure to browse our list of things to do on game day weekends!
The Razorbacks, under their third season with Coach Sam Pittman, will host a historic 7 home games in Fayetteville at Razorback Stadium, including 2 against teams that played in the College Football Playoffs. Coming off a tough schedule in the 2020-2021 season, the Hogs finished 9-4 and ranked 21st, which was the highest ranking for any four-loss team.
The Hogs began their training with the first of 15 spring practices on Sunday, March 13. The final, on Saturday, April 16, was an open practice for fans inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium during the annual Hogfest celebration. In a departure from previous years, this open practice replaced the traditional Red-White game as the only opportunity for Arkansas fans to see the team on the field before the season commences.
Saturday, September 3 marks the official start of the season as the Hogs take on Cincinnati at home and Razorback fans joyously congregate in the stands for a fresh round of Arkansas football! Three weeks into the season, the University of Arkansas will host Family Weekend, scheduled for September 16-18. Arkansas will welcome Missouri State on Saturday, September 17, with the game marking the return of former Arkansas head coach and current Missouri State head coach, Bobby Petrino, to Fayetteville. The same weekend, 2022 inductees to the UARK Sports Hall of Honor will be celebrated.
After playing 5 more games, 4 on the road, Homecoming at the University of Arkansas will happen on Saturday, November 5, when the Razorbacks host Liberty in Fayetteville. The 92nd University of Arkansas Homecoming Pep Rally will take place the night before, November 4, in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre on campus. Throughout the week, the Arkansas Alumni Association will host various homecoming activities leading up to kickoff against the Flames.
Make plans now to spend a fall weekend in Fayetteville and experience the excitement of an Arkansas Razorback football game for yourself! We’ve listed the schedule for you below:
DATE – OPPONENT
September 3 – Cincinnati
September 10 – South Carolina
September 17 – Missouri State
September 24 – Texas A&M (at Arlington)
October 1 – Alabama
October 8 – At Mississippi State
October 15 – At BYU
October 29 – At Auburn
November 5 – Liberty
November 12 – LSU
November 19 – Ole Miss
November 25 – at Missouri
To purchase tickets and stay up to date on all things Razorback football, visit arkansasrazorbacks.com.