The Arkansas Razorbacks were named the National Team of the Week for Week 2 of the college football season by the Football Writers Association of America.
The Razorbacks defeated Texas, 40-21, for the Razorbacks’ first home win over a ranked non-conference opponent since 2008. Arkansas improved to 2-0 for the season and vaulted into the Associated Press Top 25.
The game was the first meeting between Arkansas and Texas since 2004.
Arkansas will host Georgia Southern on Saturday.
The other National Team of the Week nominees for the weekend of Sept. 11 are:
Jacksonville State (1-1): The Gamecocks scored on a 59-yard touchdown pass from Zerrick Cooper to Damond Philyaw-Johnson on the final play of their 20-17 win at Doak Campbell Stadium and earn a win over an FBS school for a second consecutive season.
Oregon (2-0): The No. 12 Ducks never trailed in beating No. 3 Ohio State for the first time in 10 meetings, shocking 100,482 fans in Ohio Stadium and stopping the Buckeyes’ 23-game home win streak.
Stanford (1-1): Tanner McKee passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another in his first collegiate start, guiding the Cardinal to a 42-28 win at No. 14 USC in the 100th meeting between the Pac-12 rivals.
The 2021 College Football America Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.