SMU’s Chad Morris has agreed to a six-year contract to become the new head coach at Arkansas.
BREAKING: Chad Morris has agreed to be the next Arkansas head coach.
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) December 6, 2017
Morris, 49, led the Mustangs to a 14-22 record in three seasons at the helm, improving each year along the way.
SMU went 7-5 this season and will play Louisiana Tech in the DXL Frisco Bowl on Dec. 20.
Morris will replace Bret Bielema, who was fired last month following a 4-8 finish in his fifth season.