While most other schools across the SEC and college football announced their stadiums would be at full capacity this fall over a month ago, Arkansas finally joined in.
The announcement came from the UA in an announcement Tuesday morning.
Along with full capacity inside the stadium, tailgating and HogTown return to pregame festivities for Razorback fans. Featuring live music, food trucks and family activities, HogTown returns as the go-to spot for fans prior to games at the corner of Razorback Road and Maple Street.
Coach Sam Pittman will lead the Razorbacks down the Hog Walk after the team’s arrival then out through the A on the field prior to kickoff. Halftime performances return as well with the band, cheerleaders, pom squad and mascots performing on the field.
Pittman begins his second season atop the Arkansas program after at squeezing the most excitement in a 3-7 regular season last year as possible.
The Razorbacks open the 2021 campaign with a pair of former Southwest Conference foes in Rice and Texas.
The Hogs and Owls kick off the season on Sept. 4 in Razorback Stadium at 1 p.m. online at HitThatLine.com. You can also hear all the games on ESPN Arkansas 99.5 in Northwest Arkansas, 95.3 in the River Valley, 96.3 in Hot Springs and 104.3 in Harrison-Mountain Home.
The Longhorns return to Fayetteville for the first time since 2004 on Sept. 11 to renew one of the Razorbacks’ oldest rivalries in prime time at 6 p.m. Fans will be asked to stripe out Razorback Stadium in red and white for the match-up with the Horns on the 20th anniversary of 9-11.
Arkansas hosts Georgia Southern on Sept. 18 during Family Weekend at the University with game time scheduled for 6 p.m.
A year after the two teams met in College Station, the Hogs return to AT&T Stadium on Sept. 25 to take on Texas A&M.
Homecoming is Oct. 16 against Auburn after the Razorbacks return from back-to-back road games at Georgia (Oct. 2) and Ole Miss (Oct. 9).
Arkansas hosts a Salute to Heroes at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock when the Hogs take on UAPB (Oct. 23) then will honor the military on Nov. 6 when Mississippi State visits Fayetteville.
The Razorbacks end the regular season with road games at LSU (Nov. 13) and Alabama (Nov. 20) before wrapping up the schedule with Missouri (Nov. 26).