FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Gus Malzahn was announced as the new assistant head coach and co-offensive coordinator at the University of Tulsa on Monday morning. Arkansas head coach Houston Nutt was out of town recruiting on Monday, but issued this brief statement regarding Malzahn’s hiring at Tulsa.
“Gus Malzahn has resigned his position at the University of Arkansas to become the assistant head coach and co-offensive coordinator at the University of Tulsa. We are very appreciative of the many contributions Gus made to our staff and to our program during his tenure with the Razorbacks. In his first season as a coach at the collegiate level, he was an integral part of a team that won 10 games and won an SEC Western Division championship. I wish him nothing but the best both personally and professionally as he takes on his new role.”