Chad Morris hasn’t said much about his time at Arkansas, at least not publicly, since he took over as Auburn’s offensive coordinator in December.
But with Auburn set to host Morris’ former team — the program that unceremoniously dumped him after less than two seasons — this weekend at Jordan-Hare Stadium, at least one Auburn player is saying what Morris hasn’t put into words the last 10 months.
“I would say it’s definitely personal for him,” starting center Nick Brahms said.
No. 13 Auburn (1-1) will host Arkansas (1-1) on Saturday at 3 p.m., with the game broadcast on SEC Network. It will be, colloquially, the Chad Morris Bowl—the offensive-minded coach’s current team against the one he failed to lead out of the SEC’s cellar during his stint in Fayetteville.
Morris was hired as Arkansas’ head coach in 2018 to replace Bret Bielema, but he struggled to turn around the