Fayetteville, AK (Sports Network) - Tyler Wilson threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns as the Arkansas Razorbacks routed the Kentucky Wildcats 49-7 in a Southeastern Conference bout at DWr Razorback Stadium.
Wilson completed 23-of-31 pass attempts in the game for Arkansas (3-4, 2-2 SEC) which has now won back-to-back games for the first time this season. Jonathan Williams caught three passes for 150 yards and two touchdowns. Dennis Johnson rushed for 82 yards and a pair of scores.
Jalen Whitlow and Morgan Newton shared quarterbacking responsibilities for Kentucky (1-6, 0-4) combining for 4-for-15 passing for 104 yards and a touchdown. The Wildcats had only 177 yards of total offense and have now lost five straight.
Arkansas struck quickly in the contest. After forcing a three and out from Kentucky the Razorbacks got a 74-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Williams on their first time on offense.
Dennis Johnson ran it in from three yards out midway through the first quarter to stretch the Razorback lead to 14-0.
Play was then suspended for an hour and six minutes due to a lightning.
The Razorbacks picked up right where they left off after the delay with Wilson throwing three more touchdown passes. The first was a five-yard strike to Johnson. The second a 77-yard pass to Williams and the third an eight-yarder to Javontee Herndon.
Johnson scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown less than two minutes before halftime as the Razorbacks' lead grew to 42-0.
Wilson threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Julian Horton to extend the Razorbacks' lead to 49-0 early in the second half.
Kentucky finally got on the board midway through the third quarter on a 61- yard touchdown pass from Whitlow to La'Rod King.
Kentucky had 533 yards of total offense and converted all five of its red zone trips into touchdowns.