But surely there would be nothing more distasteful to Texans than to see Arkansas land the league's automatic berth in the Cotton Bowl. The very possibility has engendered the writing of scathing letters to Texas newspapers and howling on call-in radio shows. Regardless of how the Razorbacks finish the season, they will go out respectably. And they may well surprise the SEC next year, when Allen will be back, along with eight other sophomore starters, four on each side of the ball. In the meantime, said Crowe in reference to the defeat at the hands of Baylor, "I think we can piece this thing back together. But this is a tough one. You won't get over this one in a day."