Arkansas fined after fans rush field following win vs Texas

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Arkansas fans celebrate the team’s win over Texas in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Arkansas $100,000 after Razorbacks fans rushed the field following the win over Texas.

The fans violated the league’s access to competition area policy that was adopted in 2004.

Arkansas fans rush the field to celebrate Arkansas’ win over Texas during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas beat its former Southwest Conference before a crowd of 74.531 — the ninth-largest in school history.

Arkansas lineman Luke Jones (70) celebrates as Arkansas fans rush the field after Arkansas’ win over Texas during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

It was the Razorbacks’ first win over Texas in Fayetteville since 1981.

It’s a second offense for Arkansas, which also was fined following a win over LSU in 2014.

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