Chad Morris agrees to six-year deal with Arkansas


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Chad Morris agrees to six-year deal with Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Chad Morris has been named the 33rd head coach in Arkansas football history, announced by the University of Arkansas Department of Athletics Wednesday. Morris agreed to a six-year contract and will make $3.5 million annually. Per his employment agreement, he will also be eligible for additional compensation through retention payments and incentives.

The head coach at SMU the last three seasons after a four-year stint as the offensive coordinator at Clemson, Morris will be formally introduced on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in Fayetteville.

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University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek
“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.”

University of Arkansas Chancellor Dr. Joseph E. Steinmetz
“We are thrilled to welcome Chad, Paula and their children to the Arkansas family. I enjoyed getting to know him and I am confident that he is the right coach to lead us back to competing for SEC and national titles. Julie Cromer Peoples did an outstanding job conducting the search in her interim role and on behalf of the Razorbacks everywhere, I say, ‘thank you’ to Julie. I am pleased that Hunter Yurachek had the opportunity to be involved in the final decision and offer and we cannot wait to have Chad leading our program.”



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spacer I imagine Chad would love to have the TAM job, but once they
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spacer Good job, The Chad. Just keep yer filthy hands off Brent***
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spacer Exactly why he left. Bob Stoops brother got fired from AZ
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spacer and got curb stomped in two bowls for their troubles.***
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spacer Their fans still expect to win like they did in the Southwest Conference.***
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