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MSU secondary preps for pass-happy Arkansas

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By DAVID BRANDT
AP Sports Writer

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State's talented, veteran secondary is prepared for a rare sight in the Southeastern Conference this Saturday - a true pass-happy offense.

The Bulldogs travel to face No. 6 Arkansas in Little Rock. The Razorbacks are averaging a league-best 311.3 passing yards, which is more than 60 yards better than second-place Tennessee.

Mississippi State's Corey Broomfield said stopping the Razorbacks will certainly be a challenge, but it's also a welcome change from the power running games so common in the SEC.

Arkansas senior Jarius Wright leads the SEC with 906 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. Four other receivers have at least 20 catches. Wilson has thrown for 2,850 yards, 18 touchdowns and five interceptions.

The Razorbacks have won 11 of the past 12 games in the series.

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