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One of the best seasons in recent Arkansas football history was dealt one of its biggest blows Saturday.
The No. 16 Razorbacks lost standout dual-threat quarterback KJ Jefferson in the second half with a leg injury as they were working on an upset of No. 7 Texas A&M.
The redshirt sophomore gave the Hogs a legitimate chance to knock off the Aggies, starting with this play early in the game.
KJ JEFFERSON WITH THE DIME— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) is off and running ????
Not only did Jefferson make that throw, he also was heavily involved in the run game.
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.— SEConCBS (@SEConCBS) 's KJ Jefferson is a QB who isn't afraid to throw a block ????
He contributed 31 yards on five carries, but it was on one of those runs — a 9-yard rush for a first down — where he was injured. He was replaced by Malik Hornsby, who also impressed.
Malik Hornsby into the game at QB for the hobbled KJ Jefferson
And he wastes NO time picking up a first down for— SEConCBS (@SEConCBS)
Hornsby connected on one of his first three passing attempts after taking over. Jefferson was 6 for 13 for 202 yards and two touchdowns through the air before he went down.
Arkansas already has one win over a ranked opponent this year, a rout of then-No. 15 Texas. The Razorbacks are looking to start 4-0 in coach Sam Pittman's second season.
This article will be updated.
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