ArkansasRazorbacks.com: Smith joins Razorback coaching staff
John L. Smith has been named special teams coordinator at the University of Arkansas as announced by head coach Bobby Petrino on Friday.
Smith has 36 years of collegiate coaching experience, including 18 years as a head coach. With his addition to the Razorback staff, Smith and Petrino have worked together on the same coaching staff at four different schools (Idaho, Utah State, Louisville and Arkansas).
- ArkansasRazorbacks.com: Bobby Petrino press conference highlights, Football Report – Jan. 16, 2009 (Video)
- Chris Bahn: Petrino Tabs John L. Smith To Coach Special Teams
- Alex Abrams: Smith Returns To Coaching And Rejoins ‘Family’, Petrino Adds His Mentor To His Staff
- Tom Murphy: Smith hiring has Petrino ‘fired up’
- Brandon Marcello: Petrino’s mentor now his assistant
Updated 1/17/09 10:30 a.m.