Tuesday Grid Update: Schiano Visits

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Greg Schiano visited practice ahead of his appearance at the Northwest Arkansas Touchdown Club. Robb Smith knows he'll recognize the Arkansas defense.

It's not game week yet, but it's clear that Auburn is on the mind of the Arkansas coaches and players after Tuesday's media session with the defense. "We have been working on the Auburn concepts for a few days," said Robb Smith, the first-year defensive coordinator for the Razorbacks. "They are not like our offense so it's good to get started on those concepts and some of them figure into what other teams on our schedule do so it's beneficial for later, too." After missing Saturday's scrimmage with a sore knee cap, first team middle linebacker Brooks Ellis participated in most of Tuesday's workout. Smith said backup Josh Williams handled the work with the first team in fine fashion, standing out in both the run fits and the pass coverage in the 4-3 scheme. The Hogs had a veteran defensive coach visit the practice, someone close to Smith. Greg Schiano, the speaker for Wednesday's first meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Touchdown Club, was at the Tuesday workout. Smith said he'll...

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