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Houston Nutt’s Advice for Bryan Harsin, His Former Player and New Auburn Coach

In 2019, Arkansas interviewed Bryan Harsin for head football coach. The same issues that surfaced then have reemerged for Harsin in Auburn.

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Stealing Kendal Briles Tops Scale of Delusion in Auburn Coaching Search

Clay Travis looped Arkansas’ offensive coordinator into his next Auburn coach idea to make Auburn the “ultimate renegade program.”

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Chad Morris Brought Hammer Down on the Gus Malzahn Era

In 28 seasons as a head coach and coordinator in football, Gus Malzahn had never been fired or demoted. Then he brought Chad Morris on board.

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Rebounding From an Historically “Good” Loss, Hogs Eye Ole Miss

Since joining the SEC, Arkansas had never gotten this much national appreciation after a loss. It could all scream to a halt vs Ole Miss.

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Alabama’s Largest Media Outlet Tries to Punk Razorback Nation

Despite Sam Pittman’s best efforts, the Razorbacks still suffer from being perceived as a national laughingstock. Chad Morris deserves much of the blame.

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New Hogs Coach: Whittlin’ Down To The Best Candidates
by Tommy Foltz This is the fourth and final of a 7-column series (Yeah, I know it doesn’t add up) on who should be the next coach of the football Hogs.  I’ve already made the case against Lane Kiffin, Mike Leach and Gus Malzahn.   This last weekend was vital... Read more
Gus Malzahn: No. 5 Best Hogs Coach Candidate
This is the third of seven columns on the Arkansas coaching search countdown.  by Tommy Foltz It’s Thanksgiving and we can give thanks that we have the same AD leading the football coaching search that landed Musselman.  But, it may require a Christmas miracle to hire someone like Musselman... Read more
Next Hogs Football Coach: Gus Malzahn, Bad; Mike Leach, Better.
The biannual hate-on-Gus-Malzahn-a-thon is becoming a regular event in Arkansas coach searching circles. It’s been a rite of passage for Hog fans, and is now spreading into Arkansas media. There is, of course, the way Gus Malzahn leveraged talks with Arkansas just two years ago to land a seven-year,... Read more