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Chad Morris was a former Clemson OC (Nelson Chenault - USA Today Sports)
Chad Morris was a former Clemson OC (Nelson Chenault - USA Today Sports)

Former Clemson coach fired at Arkansas


by - Assoc. Editor -

Arkansas head coach Chad Morris has been fired on Sunday.

The Razorbacks had enough after watching an embarrassing 45-19 home loss to Western Kentucky on Saturday. His winning percentage of .182 was the worst of any head coach in Arkansas history.

"It is clear we have not made the progress necessary to compete and win, especially within the Southeastern Conference," AD Hunter Yuracheck said in a press release.

Overall, Morris had a dismal 4-18 record and zero SEC wins (0-14) in two seasons. During that span, they were outscored 779 to 483 and lost by an average of 21 points per game. The lack of SEC wins was tied for the second-most losses to start a coaching gig in the SEC since 1933 (first year of SEC).

Morris has an overall head coaching record of 18-40 (SMU and Arkansas).

His buyout is a reported $10.147 million.

Arkansas will hold a press conference on Monday about the firing and Barry Lunney Jr. is the interim head coach.

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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Going 4-18 overall, 0-14 in the SEC
Judge Keller®
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carolinachef
spacer I agree it was a tough situation to inherit.
Judge Keller®
spacer His reach exceeded his grasp ... he was too ambitious.
DueWest
spacer He thought he could jump to the top like Dabo
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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Re: His reach exceeded his grasp ... he was too ambitious.
Bleedorange09
spacer That is the correct assessment.
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carolinachef
spacer Oh lawd, I hope USuC ain't as bright and gives...
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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Peter Principle.
greene®
spacer Thought the move to Arky was opportunistic, and
hartins®
spacer I don’t think you can really fault him for taking the Arkansas job
T_I_P
spacer We don't get to where we are now without him, that's for
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spacer Somebody 'bout to get a dang good
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spacer ^^^^ TRUTH ^^^^^
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spacer Hate it for him...
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spacer Arkansas was a good opportunity though
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spacer The worst thing that happened to Arky was Texas AM
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spacer That's b/c they all have such insanely high expectations
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spacer He could retire with $10.147 million buyout***
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spacer losing in the SEC, it just means more***
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