Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was named in a Wednesday night report regarding the Arkansas Razorbacks coaching search. According to the story, the Hogs had contacted the former USC coach, but found themselves turned down. Carroll did spend a year under Lou Holtz at Arkansas in 1977, for what it's worth, but makes far more money in the NFL than he would in Fayetteville.
Carroll, a noted prankster since way back, followed up on the rumor by tweeting the following:
I still love the Arkansas fight song... But Mooch is the man... Go Razorbacks!— Pete Carroll (@PeteCarroll) April 19, 2012
That's in reference to an earlier report that Steve Mariucci was floating his name for the job. Seems like Carroll having himself a good time, but just in case we'd like to see a newsman on the matter, here was Chris Mortensen: