Sunday night update: It’s official. Here’s the video AD Hunter Yurachek shared via Twitter.
We’ve got ourselves a new Head Hog! Welcome to Arkansas, Coach Pittman! pic.twitter.com/is92knv5pQ
— Arkansas Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) December 9, 2019
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.
Georgia OL coach Sam Pittman to Arkansas as Hogs new coach is “90 percent done,” source told Stadium. Yahoo 1st reported
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 8, 2019
Sources tell ESPN that Sam Pittman, Georgia’s associate head coach and offensive line coach, has emerged as the top candidate for the Arkansas head coaching job. Pittman was at Arkansas from 2013-15 as assistant head coach, offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator.
— Chris Low (@ClowESPN) December 8, 2019
We heard Sam mentioned earlier today as well. Sources tell FootballScoop he’s in the office at Georgia today. Not sure where this leads…. https://t.co/QiExpQFeUR
— FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) December 8, 2019