The Chad Morris era has officially arrived in Fayetteville.
Arkansas announced the hiring of the former SMU coach Wednesday. Morris’ deal is for six years for $3.5 million per year.
Arkansas’s new AD Hunter Yurachek issued the following statement confirming the news.
“The future is tremendously bright at the University of Arkansas with the addition of Chad Morris. I am confident that Chad will bring an exciting brand of football, phenomenal student-athletes and championships to Fayetteville, and do it all with high integrity. We all owe a debt of gratitude to the incredible work of Julie Cromer Peoples in leading a comprehensive search and helping to bring a high caliber coach to Arkansas.”
(Saturday Down South will have more to come shortly on this developing story)
Source: Saturday Down South