Pittman appointed to board for AFCA

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Arkansas coach Sam Pittman is shown during a game against Missouri on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Columbia, Mo.
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Arkansas coach Sam Pittman is shown during a game against Missouri on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Columbia, Mo.

— Arkansas coach Sam Pittman will represent the SEC on the board of trustees for the American Football Coaches Association.

Pittman was elected to the board Tuesday along with West Virginia coach Neal Brown and Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier. The 22-member board includes 17 active head coaches from multiple NCAA divisions.

Each conference in the Football Bowl Subdivision has a representative on the board. Florida coach Dan Mullen previously represented the SEC.

The AFCA board of trustees formulates policy and provides direction for the AFCA, according to a press release. The organization was founded in 1922 and has more than 11,000 members.

Active Coaches, AFCA Board of Trustees, 2021

Sam Pittman, Arkansas

Lance Leipold, Buffalo

Jeff McMartin, Central (Iowa) College

Danny Rocco, Delaware

David Cutcliffe, Duke

Jim Catanzaro, Lake Forest (Ill.) College

Billy Napier, Louisiana-Lafayette

Skip Holtz, Louisiana Tech

Bobby Hauck, Montana

Steve Ryan, Morningside (Iowa) College

Ken Niumatalolo, Navy

Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern

Todd Knight, Ouachita Baptist

David Shaw, Stanford

Bronco Mendenhall, Virginia

Paul Winters, Wayne (Mich.) State

Neal Brown, West Virginia

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