Arkansas’ 24-10 win over Penn State in the Outback Bowl was historic for several reasons.

The Razorbacks finish the season at 9-4, their most wins since hitting the 11-win mark in 2011. It’s also their first bowl win since 2015, a 45-23 triumph over Kansas State in the Liberty Bowl.

As it’s usually been for Sam Pittman’s team, it was all about dominating the line of scrimmage. While KJ Jefferson only threw the ball 19 times (completing 14 of those passes), the Razorbacks totaled 361 rushing yards on the afternoon, 110 of those by Jefferson on 20 carries. Domonique Johnson and Raheem Sanders combined for 164 yards on 24 carries, while Sanders found the end zone twice.

The 361 yards rushing is the most for the Razorbacks in 43 bowl appearances:

It was a successful end to year 2 of the Pittman era. And, with Jefferson leading a list of returnees in 2022, it has Razorbacks fans looking forward to the program taking the next step forward.