Razorbacks fire OC Enos after sixth straight loss
Heather Dinich, ESPN Senior WriterOct 22, 2023, 03:43 PM ET
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Arkansas fired offensive planner and quarterbacks coach Dan Enos reliable immediately, the school announced Sunday.Arkansas, now 2-6
and winless in the SEC following Saturday’s 7-3 home loss to Mississippi State, has lost 6 straight games under coach Sam Pittman.Wide receivers coach and former Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton will take over playcalling tasks for the Razorbacks for the remainder of the season.Enos, who was employed in January, led a spiraling offense that balanced 2.9 yards per play Saturday– its worst efficiency given that No. 23, 2018, when the Razorbacks balanced 2.92 lawns per play in a 38-0 loss to Missouri. Arkansas is ranked 118th in the FBS in lawns per game and 114th in rushing offense.This was Enos ‘second stint at Arkansas, as he was likewise the program’s offensive planner and quarterbacks coach from 2015 to 2017. Editor’s Picks 2 Related Arkansas is in the middle of its longest losing streak given that 2019, when it lost 9 straight and ended up 2-10 and winless in
the SEC. Coach Chad Morris was fired before the season was over.”We got a lot of choices to make, “Pittman said after Saturday’s loss.”We owe it to our team. We owe it to our fans. So we’ll figure that part of it out.
My most significant thing, to be honest with you, is that the defense has continued to improve. My greatest issue is with the kids and the whole team. Time and time again we inquire, ‘If you’ll just hold them or shut them out, we’ll win.’ “Now, we just weren’t able to do it. Defense is improving. Offense, we got enough skill on offense we ought to be playing better than what we are
, and that’s on me, I got to figure that out. “The Razorbacks have a bye week before traveling to Florida on Nov. 4.