Josh recaps the introductory press conference of new Arkansas football coach Chad Morris. Hear from Morris on his philosophy and energetic approach to becoming the Head Hog. Hear from Lake Travis High School AD/football coach Hank Carter who played for Morris at Eustace High in Texas. Also, Brad Senkiw recaps Morris's time at Clemson, and JB catches up with Razorback Foundation Executive Director Scott Varady.
On the first day of a new era of Razorback athletics, Josh talks about the hires of Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek and head football coach Chad Morris. Hear from Yurachek in his introductory press conference and a preview of Morris’s introduction. Guests include Vic Rimmer, Faytteville girls basketball coach, to talk about the hires and preview the Bulldog Classic and Mike Grimm, voice of Minnesota basketball to preview Arkansas’s game against the #14 Golden Gophers. Also hear from a Chad Morris player, Hank Carter, head coach and athletic director at Lake Travis High School in Texas, where Morris won two state titles in 2008-09.
Josh argues in favor of Tulsa AD Derrick Gragg as the new Arkansas AD, after reports surfaced of an agreement on Thursday. Callers defend JB's point that race is a part of the hire, besides Gragg's resume and Arkansas ties. Guests include Jimmy Gardner from Goodbullhunting.com to talk Texas A&M's coaching search, and 5NEWS Sports Director Bobby Swofford.
Josh updates Arkansas’s searches for a coach and athletic director, explaining what he thinks the important qualities are for each position. Guests include Bentonville head football coach Jody Grant ahead of the Tigers 7A state championship game against North Little Rock. Also hear from Razorback historian Rick Schaeffer and former head coach Houston Nutt on both the searches and all-American Darren McFadden, who retired from the NFL this week.