Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for the Hawgs Sports Network. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas and previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He was the 2022 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
USF hires Chad Morris as offensive analyst
Chad Morris is shown on Saturday, March, 9, 2019, during a spring practice at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
Former Arkansas head coach Chad Morris is returning to college football.
Morris has been hired as a senior offensive analyst at South Florida, the program announced Monday. Bulls coach Jeff Scott and Morris worked together at Clemson from 2011-14 when Morris was the offensive coordinator and Scott was a receivers coach.
Scott was promoted to co-offensive coordinator when Morris left to coach SMU following the 2014 season.
In a statement, Scott said he is eager to have Morris join a staff that is looking to “employ a fast-paced and exciting offense.”
On May 13, Morris resigned as head coach at Texas football power Allen High School after one season. He finished the 2021 season with an 11-3 record.
Morris was hired to lead Allen on March 31, 2021, after one season as offensive coordinator at Auburn under Gus Malzahn.
Morris was fired at Arkansas on Nov. 10, 2019, one day after the Razorbacks’ 45-19 home loss to Western Kentucky. He was 4-18 in two seasons as the Razorbacks’ head coach, including 0-14 in SEC games.
Arkansas will pay Morris a buyout through December 2023, which is offset by his earnings elsewhere.
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