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Owasso native Hatcher out 6 weeks for Arkansas

Posted at 11:05 AM, Sep 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-15 12:05:25-04

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas wide receiver Keon Hatcher will miss at least six weeks after undergoing surgery for a foot injury, coach Bret Bielema said Monday.

Hatcher, who leads the Razorbacks (1-1) with 13 catches for 198 yards and a pair of touchdowns, was injured during Saturday's 16-12 loss to Toledo.

Bielema says it could be longer than six weeks before Hatcher is ready to play because of the speed needed at his position, and that redshirting is a possibility for the senior.

Hatcher's injury is the second major one this season for Arkansas, which lost running back Jonathan Williams for at least the regular season with a right foot injury last month.

The Razorbacks host Texas Tech on Saturday night.