As of Late: Has spent the past four seasons at Georgia, where he serves as Associate Head Coach / Offensive Line. In 2017 the Bulldogs won the SEC Championship and advanced all the way to the College Football Playoff Championship game.
Recruiting: Is widely considered one of the best recruiters in the nation — has helped Georgia assemble four consecutive top 10 recruiting classes.
NFL Draft: Since 2013, eight players he has coached have been drafted, including two first-round picks, and three others have signed free agent contracts.
Arkansas Familiarity: 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.Full Story
Pittman was announced at a public celebration on Monday, December 9 on the field inside the Walker Pavilion.
“Sam Pittman has been an integral part of successful teams that have competed at the highest levels, including for SEC and NCAA Championships. As one of the nation’s premier offensive line coaches, he has built a remarkable body of work thanks to his tremendous passion for his student-athletes, including teaching the fundamentals and developing his players on and off the field. Sam instills in his players the motivation, grit and determination required to compete and win. Throughout this process, I heard from many of his former players about the tremendous influence he had on them as a player and as a man.Sam knows the Southeastern Conference inside and out and is one of the nation’s best recruiters. His connections throughout football will enable him to build a quality coaching staff. In his previous tenure, Sam and his wife Jamie fell in love with the state of Arkansas and with Razorback fans. They know what a special place this is and are excited for the opportunity to come back to the Home of the Razorbacks.”