Arkansas went backwards this year, to equal 2014's 7-6 record and the immediate future is, well, grim.
After an admittedly embarrassing loss in the Belk Bowl, Bret Bielema won't be the one one having to answer questions about the direction of Arkansas' football program.
When he gave Bret Bielema a pay raise and extension in February 2015 there were some raised eyebrows at the buyout, but it's nothing compared to Jimbo Fisher's latest deal.
Has the Big 10 really passed the SEC? At the top, mainly, and it would be good for the CFP to put three teams in there ... and Alabama will beat all of them.
Former Arkansas coach Jack Crowe is seeing only mediocrity for the Razorbacks' football program right now.
Bret Bielema says after loss to Missouri he's not planning on making any changes with assistants, but the odds are there will be changes.
Going by the numbers, Arkansas hasn't made progress in the SEC West, falling behind last year's league record.
Bret Bielema either has to figure out how to get more players that are better or change his system to match the type players he can get.
For Arkansas to make up ground in the SEC West, they're going to have to get more speed, which may require some changes.
Bret Bielema had two weeks to stew over the way Auburn ran roughshod over Arkansas two weeks ago and it wasn't going to happen again.