April 20, 2012

Coaching Hot Board

Coaching Hot Board

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assure you we will seek a head coach that possesses the expertise, leadership
skills and character to maintain Razorback football as one of the nation's elite
-Arkansas Athletics Director Jeff


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Garrick McGee - Alabama-Birmingham Head

Good Fit - McGee spent four seasons at Arkansas as an
assistant coach, including the last two as the offensive coordinator.
Hiring McGee would make for a smooth transition with a team that has
players in place to make a run at the SEC Championship. Same offense, same
terminology, same philosphy.

Bad Fit - McGee just left for Alabama-Birmingham and
has hired new coaches, essentially too many coaches and not enough jobs.
He owned up to a checkered past when he took the UAB job, but Arkansas may
be looking for a cleaner slate with the next hire.