Arkansas has hired longtime college football assistant Sam Pittman as its next head coach.

He returns to Fayetteville, where he was the Razorbacks’ offensive line coach, associate head coach and recruiting coordinator from 2013-15, after a four-year stint in a similar position at Georgia.

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And how did they announce the new hiring? 

They had colored smoke, just as if the new coach was a new Pope. 

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