7:00 PM ET, September 18, 2004
Malone Stadium, MONROE, LA
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Ticker) -- Matt Jones passed for 272 yards and four touchdowns as Arkansas coasted to a 49-20 victory over Louisiana-Monroe.
The Razorbacks' lone returning offensive starter this season, Jones completed 18-of-28 passes with an interception. He threw two of his TD passes in the first half, helping the Razorbacks (2-1) open a 35-20 lead.
Jones threw two TD passes apiece to Steven Harris and Marcus Monk. Harris had six catches for 133 yards while Monk had two for 46.
It also was a big day for the Razorbacks on the ground. DeCori Birmingham rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown while De'Arrius Howard added 109 and a score.
Arkansas rolled up 571 total yards and 27 first downs.
Steven Jyles passed for 298 yards and a touchdown for Louisiana-Monroe (0-2).
|3rd Down Conversions||5-12||7-16|
|4th Down Conversions||1-1||0-1|
|TD||12:46||DECORI BIRMINGHAM 1 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 48 yards.
|TD||7:16||STEVEN HARRIS 11 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 70 yards.
|FG||3:05||RAGAN WALTERS 26 YD FG|
Drive info: 11 plays, 71 yards.
|TD||14:37||KEVIN PAYNE 1 YD RUN (RAGAN WALTERS KICK)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 72 yards.
|TD||12:27||MARCUS MONK 21 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 66 yards.
|TD||12:06||DROUZON QUILLEN 77 YD PASS FROM STEVEN JYLES (RAGAN WALTERS KICK)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 77 yards.
|TD||11:25||DE'ARRIUS HOWARD 11 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 61 yards.
|FG||4:05||RAGAN WALTERS 25 YD FG|
Drive info: 12 plays, 51 yards.
|TD||0:51||PEYTON HILLIS 1 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 63 yards.
|TD||7:10||MARCUS MONK 25 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 86 yards.
|TD||13:31||STEVEN HARRIS 11 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 74 yards.