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How SEC losing streaks by Arkansas, Chad Morris rank in conference history

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Arkansas suffered its 14th consecutive defeat in SEC play with a 24-20 loss at Kentucky on Saturday night.

The first three games in the current losing streak happened under the previous regime, but 11 of them have come with head coach Chad Morris at the helm.

Below is a look at how those streaks - both for the Razorbacks and for Morris - compare to others in the history of the SEC, which was formed in 1933.

With No. 12 Auburn coming to Fayetteville next week off of an open date and then a road trip to No. 1 Alabama after that, it's highly likely that the Razorbacks and Morris will be knocking on the door of some school records when Mississippi State visits on Nov. 2.

(NOTE: It's worth mentioning that Sewanee was a member of the SEC from 1933-40 and lost all 37 of its conference games. Heck Clark was the coach for the first 36 of those losses. However, he was also head coach the two years prior to the SEC forming, which is why he's not included below, as the streak wasn't at the beginning of his tenure.)

Most Consecutive SEC Losses to Begin a Coaching Tenure
Coach Team Losses Years

1. George MacIntyre

Vanderbilt

15

1979-81

2. Bobby Johnson

Vanderbilt

14

2002-03

3. Bret Bielema

Arkansas

13

2013-14

t-4. Woody Widenhofer

Vanderbilt

12

1997-98

t-4. Tommy O'Boyle

Tulane

12

1962-93

t-6. Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

11

2014-15

t-6. Chad Morris

Arkansas

11

2018-current

8. Charley Shira

Mississippi St.

10

1967-68

Longest SEC Losing Streaks
Team Losses Years

1. Sewanee

37

1933-40

2. Vanderbilt

33

1976-81

3. Vanderbilt

23

2000-03

4. Vanderbilt

22

1995-98

5. Mississippi State

21

1965-70

6. South Carolina

18

1997-99

t-7. Kentucky

17

1969-71

t-7. Kentucky

17

2012-14

t-7. Arkansas

17

2012-14

t-10. Vanderbilt

16

1965-68

t-10. Ole Miss

16

2010-12

12. Kentucky

15

1999-2001

13. Arkansas

14

2017-current