Pulaski Academy's Mason Schueck called the offer to commit to Arkansas as a preferred walk-on a "dream come true." In fact, this lifelong Razorback fan and 6'2" linebacker thought someone was pulling a prank on him. "There was a second where I thought somebody's got to be joking with me,"...
Arkansas OL coach Brad Davis recently left Fayetteville to take the same job on LSU’s coaching staff. That left coach Sam Pittman with a key opening on his staff heading into the 2021 season. And, now, it seems he is nearing a hire. Per FootballScoop, Pittman is close to bringing...
Arkansas, Arkansas Razorbacks football, Mike Neighbors, Arkansas Razorbacks, University of Arkansas, College football national championships in NCAA Division I FBS, Southeastern Conference. After the end of his second season at Arkansas in 2019, Razorback women’s basketball coach Mike Neighbors felt proud of his team — an SEC cellar-dweller just two...
Why John McDonnell was the best coach ever, Kevin Kopp’s latest amazing feat & why Sam Pittman left Bret Bielema’s staff; all in this week’s Ask Mike
Q. Our first question has to with the sad news of the day. @mousetown says: I just heard about the passing of John McDonnell. What do you remember about him and how does he compare with the other great coaches at Arkansas?. A. Tera and I talked to Noland Richardson...
It apparently doesn’t take very long to make an offensive line coaching hire in the SEC West. One day after James Cregg was let go by LSU, Ed Orgeron turned around and hired Arkansas offensive line coach Brad Davis to replace Cregg. That left an opening on Sam Pittman’s staff but that position in Fayetteville wasn’t available for very long.
Arkansas football coach Sam Pittman knows one way to improve on last season’s 3-7 record quickly is with upperclassmen, or at least with experienced players. He knows you can get those type of players via the transfer portal. So that is where Pittman has turned during the offseason. That always...
Arkansas StatePosted by247Sports
The advent of the NCAA's new one-time transfer exception has created chaos in college basketball, and that could extend to football in time. Certainly a number of big names in the Power Five have transferred this offseason as rosters across the country get shaken up to various extents. Arkansas suffered a tough loss this spring when last year's second-leading receiver, Mike Woods, entered the transfer portal and committed to Oklahoma.
Arkansas StatePosted bySportsnaut
Arkansas is giving football coach Sam Pittman another year on his contract because of the uniqueness of the coronavirus-impacted 2020
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach Sam Pittman's contract has been reset, the university confirmed to 40/29 Tuesday. Pittman's contract was originally 5 years long when he signed it ahead of the 2020 season. The reset means those 5 years start now, essentially giving the school an extra year with the head hog.
After a tough year without spring ball where they also had to face an all SEC schedule due to COVID, Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek and head coach Sam Pittman have agreed to reset his contract. “What I did for Coach is we just did a total reset of his...
Will Sam Pittman be sticking around Arkansas longer than his original contract called for in Fayetteville?. At least it looks that way on paper as the Razorbacks have made the decision to “reset” Pittman’s contract, which essentially means the program has given its head coach a one-year contract extension. Pittman’s contract at Arkansas now runs through the 2025 football season.
University of Arkansas head football Coach Sam Pittman and Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek along with Tusk visited Razorback fans Monday evening at the Durand Center.
Bret Bielema and Sam Pittman Were Only College Coaches to Foresee Frank Ragnow as NFL’s Highest-Paid Center
It’s no easy feat sorting out what, exactly, is the biggest news in Frank Ragnow’s life during the last few weeks. The star Detroit Lions center recently went on a deep sea fishing expedition off the west coast of Florida with his brother and friends. On Day 1, they snagged...
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This week we’re regrading the 2020 Coaching Carousel in the SEC. This weekend, we covered Eli Drinkwitz and the Missouri Tigers. While not a splash hire, his work points to incremental improvement and steady program-building. You can read that here. Today, we look at the Razorback’s Sam Pittman, a career...