Chad Morris on Musselman: ‘It was great to hear his passion for the game’


Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach Chad Morris already likes what he sees from the newly hired men’s basketball coach, Eric Musselman.

“There was energy everywhere. There was excitement,” Morris says, describing the scene at Musselman’s introductory press conference inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville on Monday.

Following Musselman’s press conference, Morris caught a quick flight to Pine Bluff to speak at the Pine Bluff Razorback Club at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

Morris told us he’s knows exactly how Musselman feels after getting hired.

“It was grreat to hear his passion that he already sees in our fan base; that resonated very well with me,” Morris says.

“Being there almost a year ago, being on that stage…I knew what he was felling and what he was going through. But everything was the same, it was the passion and love of the fans and the love of the Hogs.”

Morris said he had a short moment to speak with Musselman one-on-one before Musselman’s press conference.

“I wished him the best and told him to have fun.”

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