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Arkansas hires Sam Pittman

Sunday night update:It's official. Here's the video AD Hunter Yurachek shared via Twitter.

Sunday evening update: Trey Biddy of Arkansas' 247 site tweets that a deal with Pittman is "all but signed."

According to reports tonight, a fellow SEC assistant coach with ties to the Razorbacks is a leading candidate to land the head coaching job at Arkansas. Numerous reports, including from Chris Low, note that Georgia associate head coach / offensive line coach Sam Pittman is a leading candidate for job with the Razorbacks. Brett McMurphy is going as far as to note that the deal is "90% done" Pittman previously served as the Razorbacks offensive line coach from 2013-15. A well traveled assistant coach, Pittman's past coaching experience includes stops at Tennessee, North Carolina, Northern Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Western Michigan, Oklahoma, and Cincinnati.