Scores

Final

Arkansas 49

(2-1, 1-0 away)

UL Monroe 20

(0-2, 0-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 18, 2004

Malone Stadium, MONROE, LA

1 2 3 4 T
ARK 14 21 7 749
ULM 3 17 0 020

ARKANSAS 49, UL MONROE 20

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).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARK
ULM
1st Downs2717
Total Yards571396
Passing282303
Rushing28993
Penalties6-567-60
3rd Down Conversions5-127-16
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers24
Possession30:0829:52

Passing Leaders

ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Jones18/282729.741-
Johnson1/11010.000-
Louisiana-MonroeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Blair1/252.500-
Jyles14/312989.612-

Rushing Leaders

ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Birmingham141279.1147
Howard131098.4140
Louisiana-MonroeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Payne8374.6114
Denham8364.5015

Receiving Leaders

ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris613322.2250
Baker3289.3011
Louisiana-MonroeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Trappey410526.3050
Quillen312742.3177

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERARKULM
TD12:46DECORI BIRMINGHAM 1 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 48 yards.
70
TD7:16STEVEN HARRIS 11 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 5 plays, 70 yards.
140
FG3:05RAGAN WALTERS 26 YD FG
Drive info: 11 plays, 71 yards.
143
SECOND QUARTERARKULM
TD14:37KEVIN PAYNE 1 YD RUN (RAGAN WALTERS KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 72 yards.
1410
TD12:27MARCUS MONK 21 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 66 yards.
2110
TD12:06DROUZON QUILLEN 77 YD PASS FROM STEVEN JYLES (RAGAN WALTERS KICK)
Drive info: 1 plays, 77 yards.
2117
TD11:25DE'ARRIUS HOWARD 11 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 2 plays, 61 yards.
2817
FG4:05RAGAN WALTERS 25 YD FG
Drive info: 12 plays, 51 yards.
2820
TD0:51PEYTON HILLIS 1 YD RUN (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 63 yards.
3520
THIRD QUARTERARKULM
TD7:10MARCUS MONK 25 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 86 yards.
4220
FOURTH QUARTERARKULM
TD13:31STEVEN HARRIS 11 YD PASS FROM MATT JONES (CHRIS BALSEIRO KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 74 yards.
4920