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2012 Cotton Bowl, Kansas State Vs. Arkansas Final Score: Razorbacks Win 29-16

The Kansas St. Wildcats comeback attempt came up short Friday night. Kansas State's 16 scored unanswered points to get within three points, but that is as close as Kansas State would get to Arkansas on the night. The Kansas State offense was held 83 yards below their season average and held quarterback Collin Klein to only 47 rushing yards with a season low of 1.7 yard average per run. Arkansas' defense also held the Kansas State rushing game to only 92 yards while forcing two turnovers and sacked Klein six times this evening.

It is rare that the Arkansas defense takes the headline over their offense, but when the offense puts up only 347 yards which is 98 yards under their season average. Arkansas was also aided by a 51-yard punt return for a touchdown by Joe Adams in the first half.

The win for Arkansas gives them 11 wins for the first time since 1977 when they went 11-1 and won the Orange Bowl that year.

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