Apparently, Arkansas Reportedly Has 1 ‘Dream Candidate’ For Their New Head Coach - Auburn head coach
Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
Arkansas fired head coach Chad Morris on Sunday and it's being reported by ESPN that they have one dream candidate they want to replace him - Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn...


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Filed Under: Arkansas Sports
Originally published on SECRant.com

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I just hope Norvell doesn't take the job. He's an up and comer coach, only 38 years-old with a helluva resume. Coming to a program in disarray in the SEC would only set that resume backwards and more than likely would result in him fading into oblivion as a head coach if things didn't work out at ARKY.
Reply10 months
Arky should just consider forgetting about this whole football thingy
Reply10 months
Not no but hell no
Reply10 months
Arkansas had multiple chances to hire Gus and crapped on him every time.
Reply10 months
Arky should go after Hugh Freeze or Lane Kiffin.
Reply10 months
TFH
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I wouldn’t want Gus if he paid us to coach here. He’s the Phil Mickelson of college football
Reply10 months
Please explain this analogy. Phil is a top 10 all time professional golfer
10 months
"He’s the Phil Mickelson of college football". So, he's a Hell of a football coach huh? One of the best ever?
10 months
He looks like a middle aged lesbian?
10 months
hg
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Dream big, eh?
Reply10 months
I can't believe they thought a take that stupid was worth putting behind a paywall. ESPN forever shining as the beacon of horrible "sports" journalism.
Reply10 months
Joey Freshwater was born in Arkansas. The native son needs to come home.
Reply10 months
Leach, Norvell and Fleck is who we should be offering.
Reply10 months
Leach is the only one that would take it, because he isn't such a hot commodity any longer.
10 months
Please no!!!
Reply10 months
Remember that Gus grew up in NWA and got his start coaching Shiloh Christian Academy to two state titles. That's his home and he may want to return.
Reply10 months
Gus neither grew up in NWA or for his start coaching at Shiloh Christian. His first job coaching was DC at Hughes which is part of West Memphis now then was promoted to be their HC. Also, don't want him. His defense has carried him the last few years and we will never get that level of defensive talent even close to consistently. He would be a lot better than Morris, but wouldn't be nearly as successful as he is at AU...where they want him gone.
10 months
He graduated HS in Fort Smith.
10 months
Auburn will be happy to give him up.
Reply10 months
no one is taking that job... roster is in shambles... min 3 years to get the players there...
Reply10 months
Oh hell yes. Make it happen
Reply10 months
Mike Leach needs to be in the SEC. Hopefully Tennessee will get smart.
Reply10 months
I hope leach lands in the East. We don’t need him in the west.
10 months
They'll swing and miss on their "dream" candidates and settle on Bobby P. Wonder if he wears the neck brace at his introductory presser for old times' sake.
Reply10 months
Leach isn’t going to that dumpster fire.
Reply10 months
Boom pig sooie
Reply10 months
These buyouts are fricking ridiculous which they now owe Morris to go winless in SEC play
Reply10 months
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