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Monday, September 27, 2010

Sooie: A boost from humility

Posted By on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 4:21 PM

That's what could be in store for the Hogs after Saturday's devastating loss to Alabama, argues Derek Jenkins, who writes A Boy Named Sooie, our weekly Razorback sports column.

So close seems so far from this perspective. Still, I may have been pessimistic heading into last week's game, but there's no reason to keep that up the rest of the season. Fans weren't the only ones seeing those offensive deficiencies under the spotlight. And though I don't cotton to the idea of glory through suffering, elite athletes can often get a little boost from humility. The only offense more fearsome than Ryan Mallett and his receivers is that same offense with something to prove.

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