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Report: Sam Pittman takes the lead for Arkansas head coach

Georgia offensive line head coach.
Georgia offensive line head coach. (UGA Sports Communications)

Reports have emerged Sunday afternoon that Georgia offensive line coach and associate head coach Sam Pittman is now the front-runner for the job on the Hill with some sources indicating it's nearly a done deal.

Former FAU head coach Lane Kiffin dominated the bulk of the headlines throughout this 29 day search but Ole Miss won the final round on Saturday.

A former assistant at Arkansas uner Bret Bielema, Pittman is one of the only assistants (non-coordinator/head coach) that has been linked to the coaching search.

Besides being a head coach at the JUCO level in the 90s, Pittman has never led a staff in Division-I football despite his 30+ years of coaching.

This year at Georgia, Pittman has made history with the first recruiting class with five offensive line commits all in the Rivals250.

Read more on Pittman in our case for/case against series.

Coaching Experience:

1987-88............................. Princeton (Mo.) High School (head coach)

1989-90................................ Trenton (Mo.) High School (head coach)

1991.................................................... Hutchinson (Kan.) CC (off. line)

1992-93 (Head Coach)

1994-95............................................ Northern Illinois (Offensive Line)

1996....................................................... Cincinnati (Off. Tackles/TE’s)

1997-98....................................................... Oklahoma (Offensive Line)

1999............................................. Western Michigan (Assistant Coach)

2000............................................................... Missouri (Offensive Line)

2001.................................................................. Kansas (Offensive Line)

2003.................................................... Northern Illinois (Off. Line ‘03)

2004-06 Assistant Head Coach

2007-10................................................ North Carolina (offensive line)

2011 (Associate Head Coach/OL)

2012........................................................... Tennessee (Offensive Line)

2013-15......... Arkansas (Asst. HC, Offensive Line, Recruiting Coord.)

2016-2018....................................................... Georgia (Offensive Line)

2019................................................. Georgia (Associate HC / Off. Line)

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