Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Hampton joins UA staff as defensive analyst
Arkansas football helmets sit atop storage bins during a game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Fayetteville.
Former Arkansas-Pine Bluff defensive coordinator Alonzo Hampton has joined Chad Morris’ staff at the University of Arkansas as a defensive analyst.
Hampton posted the update on his Twitter page Monday, and UA confirmed his hiring.
Hampton is a former prep coach at Warren and Dumas in south Arkansas with 11 years of experience in college, including six on the Division I level at Western Kentucky, South Florida, Oregon and Florida State on the staffs of Willie Taggart.
He was UAPB’s cornerbacks coach in 2006, handled all defensive backs the next two years, then added defensive coordinator to his duties for the Golden Lions in 2009-10.
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