Arkansas RB Smith injures shoulder against South Carolina

Updated: November 8, 2008, 9:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Arkansas tailback Michael Smith, the Southeastern Conference's leading rusher, hurt his shoulder and did not return in the 34-21 loss to South Carolina.

Smith came in averaging more than 123 yards, tops in the SEC.

His last gain was for 5 yards with less than two minutes left before the half. Smith appeared to get up slowly.

Smith had been bothered by a sore shoulder coming into the game, according to Arkansas.

Smith left with 25 yards on seven carries.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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