Kendal Briles

Arkansas football: Sam Pittman details how Hogs kept prized coaches Barry Odom, Kendal Briles

Those around the Arkansas program saw it coming, but nationally, it was a surprise when Sam Pittman engineered the Hogs to a nine-win campaign in 2021. Pittman has preached he has one of the best coaching staffs in the country. Former Missouri coach Barry Odom has been a dominant defensive coordinator, while offensive coordinator Kendal Briles has been a revelation.
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Kendal Briles, Malachi Singleton Practically Show Hand When It Comes to KJ 2.0’s Future

With the emergence of KJ Jefferson, Arkansas’ particular brand of dual-threat quarterback clearly skews toward the Mack truck variety. As a sophomore last season, Jefferson racked up 664 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns while staying healthy for most of the year. No question, his 245 pounds on a powerful 6’3″ has gone a long way toward achieving remarkable durability despite a punishing running style.

Kendal Briles explains the appeal for him to be at Arkansas for Year 3

Kendal Briles has seen his stock rise as an offensive coordinator in 2 years at Arkansas, and he fielded some interest in at least one other job this offseason, most notably Miami. This weekend, Briles commented on what lured him back to Arkansas. “The head football coach, Sam Pittman,” Briles...

Kendal Briles Impressed With QB Play In Spring

FAYETTEVILLE — Kendal Briles has turned down jobs to remain at Arkansas as he is set to start Year 3 with Sam Pittman. Following Saturday morning’s practice in Reynolds Razorback Stadium Briles talked about his decision to remain at Arkansas. “The head football coach, Sam Pittman, working for...

Arkansas reaches contract extensions with Barry Odom and Kendal Briles

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas has reached contract extensions with both offensive coordinator, Barry Odom, and defensive coordinator, Kendal Briles. The deals will keep both coaches in Fayetteville through the 2024 season. Briles is set to make $1.2 million this upcoming season and that number will increase by $50,000 each...

Arkansas football extends coordinators Barry Odom, Kendal Briles | Report

Arkansas football has extended the contracts of offensive coordinator Kendal Briles and defensive coordinator Barry Odom through the 2024 season, according to multiple reports. Briles and Odom joined coach Sam Pittman's first staff at Arkansas in 2020. The two helped the Razorbacks to a 9-4 record last season and a No. 20 ranking in the final USA TODAY AFCA Coaches Poll. Both were reportedly targets of other schools during the coaching carousel after last season. ...

Arkansas OC Kendal Briles to stay with Razorbacks, turn down offer from Miami, per report

Kendal Briles will stay in his offensive coordinator role at Arkansas after heavy pursuit from Miami and head coach Mario Cristobal, sources confirm to 247Sports' Chris Hummer. Under Briles, Arkansas averaged 391.5 total yards of offense per game in 2020 and 442.5 per contest in 2021 after averaging 340.5 per game in 2019, which was the final year under Chad Morris. ESPN's Chris Low was first to report the news that Briles would stay at Arkansas.

As Expected, Kendal Briles Remaining at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE — ESPN’s Chris Low has reported Kendal Briles will remain at Arkansas thus turning down the University of Miami. That was the expected result when this lingering news picked up again earlier this week with a report Miami had offered Briles the offensive coordinator job. That was the talk even before the Outback Bowl as well.