Before the publicity folks in Fayetteville could even get the word out, Chad Morris was recruiting … for Arkansas.
— Otis Kirk (@OtisKirk247) December 6, 2017
He even picked up one commitment from one who’s already on the Razorbacks:
— Frank Ragnow (@KNARFWONGAR) December 6, 2017
Yes, some in the Razorback Nation were not happy when Morris became the frontrunner after Gus Malzahn dropped out, although we now know Morris was whom he referred the Hogs to.
When the announcement was made, Malzahn was one of the first with congratulations.
Congratulations to my good friend Chad Morris. Great coach, great person. Welcome to the SEC West.
— Coach Gus Malzahn (@CoachGusMalzahn) December 6, 2017