According to reports, the Arkansas football program has found its next head coach.
Reports on Wednesday confirmed the long-awaited rumor that SMU Mustangs head coach Chad Morris will be taking over the Arkansas football program.
Chris Low of ESPN.com broke the news.
Arkansas and Chad Morris agree to a deal, and the Hogs plan to annnounce him as head coach later Wednesday, sources tell ESPN.
— Chris Low (@ClowESPN) December 6, 2017
Morris leaves SMU after taking the job in 2015. During his time leading the Mustangs, the 49 year old recorded an overall record of 14-22. Prior to joining the college ranks, Morris had an extensive high school coaching career in Texas where he compiled an overall record of 169-38.
Morris served three years as offensive coordinator at Clemson, where he emerged as one of the brightest offensive minds in the nation.
Now, he will be taking his system to the SEC where he will replace Bret Bielema at Arkansas.
The Razorbacks finished the 2017 season with a disappointing 4-8 record and 1-7 mark in conference play.