Curry was a catcher at Mississippi State during a series at Baum Stadium in 1999. (ADG File Photo/MICHAEL MARSHALL)
Chris Curry, center, Northwestern State pitching coach, has a chat with starting pitcher Brandon Smith, left, and catcher C.J. Webster Tuesday, April 22, 2014, during the game against Arkansas at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas receiver Keon Hatcher runs drills during practice Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Fayetteville.
Arkansas batter Eric Fisher rounds the basses after a solo home run in the third inning of Wednesday afternoon's game against Northwestern State at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas batter Brian Anderson rounds the bases after a home run in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas baserunner Michael Bernal scores a run as Vanderbilt pitcher Adam Ravenelle covers the plate on a wild pitch in the fifth inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney, right, watches prior to a scrimmage Aug. 10, 2013 at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, back, watches on as Jared Cornelius catches a pass during spring football practice Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
Arkansas senior associate head coach Randy Shannon directs linebacker Otha Peters during practice Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the UA practice field in Fayetteville.
Arkansas' Bobby Wernes leads off from first as Brandon Smith of Northwest State stands on the mound Tuesday, April 22, 2014, during the game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas' Blake Baxendale gets a piece of the ball Tuesday, April 22, 2014, during the game against Northwest State at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Arkansas designated hitter Blake Baxendale heads to first after hitting a double during the second inning against Vanderbilt Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE - University of Arkansas student-athletes model newly designed uniforms featuring a unified design across all sports during the third annual HOGSPY Awards ceremony Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.