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Pair of Hogs RBs headed to the NFL

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The Arkansas Razorbacks saw a pair of running backs headed to the next level, with Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins each selected in the fifth round.

Williams is taken by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round with the 156th overall pick. A foot injury kept him out all of 2015, but over his three seasons in Fayetteville, Williams racked up over 2,300 yards rushing, including nine 100-yard games and 16 touchdowns.  

Collins is headed to Seattle as the 171st overall pick. He is one of just three players in SEC history to run for 1,000 yards in each of his first three seasons, Collins ranks second all-time in Razorback history in career rushing yards, second in 100-yard games with 17 and fourth in rushing touchdowns with 36.

Quarterback Brandon Allen was also selected in the sixth round, the 201st overall pick by Jacksonville.

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