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Arkansas, Kansas Football Set Several Liberty Bowl Records

It was a thriller in Memphis as Arkansas blew an 18-point fourth quarter lead but then hung on in triple overtime to beat the Kansas Jayhawks 55-53 in the Liberty Bowl.

During this game, multiple records were set. Here’s the list.


Liberty Bowl Records Set During Kansas vs. Arkansas Game

Most total offense by one team: 681 by Arkansas (old record – 575 by Indiana, 1988)

Most combined points scored: 108 (old record – 84, Louisville (44) vs Boise State (40), 2004)

Most touchdown passes: Five – Jalon Daniels (old record – four, shared by five others, most recently Taylor Cornelius, 2018)

Most passing yards by team: 544 – Kansas (old record – 423 by Illinois, 1982)

Most passing yards: 544 – Jalon Daniels (old record – 423 by Tony Eason, 1982)

Most completions: 37 – Jalon Daniels (old record – 35 by Tony Eason, 1982)

Most first downs: 32 – Kansas (old record, 30 by Ole Miss, 1989 and Arkansas, 2015)

Most touchdowns scored: Six – Jalon Daniels, Kansas (old record, five Kyle Allen, 2014, and Dak Prescott, 2013)

Needless to say, this was a game that won’t soon be forgotten as these two teams played an absolutely wild back-and-forth game in Memphis on Wednesday night. With the loss, Kansas finishes the season 6-7, while Arkansas wraps up the season with a 7-6 record.

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