Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - The University of Arkansas has hired John L. Smith as its head football coach.
Smith signed a 10-month letter of agreement with a compensation package of $850,000. Smith will also be eligible for performance and academic achievement incentives.
The 63-year-old Smith had spent the last three seasons as special teams coach for the Razorbacks. He was hired as the head coach at his alma mater, Weber State, last December.
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