Arkansas Coaching Rumors: No Pete Carroll Or Steve Mariucci, Of Course

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:

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:

For more on Hogs football, visit Arkansas blog Arkansas Expats, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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