SEC West: 2015 Storylines

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Dec 29, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks defensive tackle Taiwan Johnson (94) recovers a Texas Longhorns fumble in the endzone for a touchdown during the first half in the 2014 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Arkansas: Replenishing the Defense

Arkansas enters the 2015 season with two full years of Brett Bielema’s power run philosophy under their belt.  The Razorbacks showed early on in 2014 they were on the cusp of respectability with a close loss to Alabama midway through the season, and decisive wins against LSU and Ole Miss late.  The story line to watch for with Arkansas this fall is what moves the defense makes.  The Razorback defense probably didn’t get enough credit for the production they created against arguably more highly talented teams, such as Alabama, LSU, and Ole Miss.  The Razorbacks enter 2015 with holes on defense, and must fill those positions if they’re to take the next step.

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