He is replacing Chad Morris, who was sacked on November 10, a day after Western Kentucky's 45-19 victory dropped him to 4-18 at Arkansas.
Spent the 2013-2015 seasons here at the University of Arkansas as the Assistant Head Coach, Recruiting Coordinator and O-Line coach where he coached Travis Swanson, Dan Skipper, Sebastian Tretola, Denver Kirkland and Frank Ragnow.
The University of Arkansas football program's slide to the bottom of the SEC began when offensive line coach Sam Pittman left for Georgia after the 2015 regular season.
Pittman ranks as the No. 3 recruiter in the nation for 2020 and has consistently ranked as one of the top recruiters in the country.
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Pittman, 58, was announced the Razorbacks' new coach on Sunday. Arkansas finished this season 2-10 overall and has lost 19 consecutive SEC games dating to the end of the 2017 season. Arkansas fired former coach Chad Morris on November 10, midway through his second season with the program, and Pittman picked up steam as Arkansas' leading candidate over the last 24 hours following Georgia's SEC Championship Game loss to LSU. An Oklahoma native, he played college football at Pittsburg State in the mid-1980s. His connections throughout football will enable him to build a quality coaching staff.
"He's a joy to be around. He's certainly been a big help to me". He was Coach Smart's first major hire and is one of the nation's highest paid assistants at $900,000 annually.
Pittman will be officially introduced as Arkansas coach Monday in Fayetteville. Pittman received a raise to stay with the Razorbacks. He's likely getting a decent raise to be Arkansas' head coach.
Pittman has been an offensive line coach at Northern Illinois, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, North Carolina and Tennessee in addition to Arkansas and Georgia.