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Arkansas' Wilson vows to return when healthy

In this photo taken Sept. 15, 2012, Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson (8) walks from the field after Arkansas' 52-0 loss to Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. Wilson could not play in the game because of a head injury suffered
In this photo taken Sept. 15, 2012, Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson (8) walks from the field after Arkansas' 52-0 loss to Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. Wilson could not play in the game because of a head injury suffered against Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 8, and will not play until cleared by doctors to return.
Danny Johnston, Associated Press

FAYETTEVILE, Ark. — Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson says he feels much better after missing the loss to Alabama with a concussion, and he is optimistic of playing this weekend against Rutgers.

The Razorbacks (1-2) lost 52-0 to the No. 1 Crimson Tide on Saturday without Wilson — last seasons' first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback.

Wilson's injury, which was suffered during the first half of a loss to Louisiana-Monroe, had previously been referred to as a head injury. The senior has now acknowledged he suffered a concussion, causing headaches and other symptoms last week.

Wilson says he won't risk his "complete health" to play, but he promises to play when he feels good enough.

Arkansas hosts the Scarlet Knights (3-0) on Saturday.