FAYETTEVILLE — Sam Pittman is hiring University of Georgia’s special teams coordinator Scott Fountain for the same job at Arkansas according to multiple sources.
Fountain has extensive ties in college football. He has coordinated Georgia’s special teams the past two seasons after serving there as analyst for special teams in 2017. Prior to that he was at Auburn from 2009-16 including special teams from 2013-16. He also coached tight ends for the Tigers.
He has also been at Iowa State, Florida State, Middle Tennessee State and Central Florida in addition to some high schools in his homestate of Alabama.
Fountain completes the 10 on-field hires by Pittman.
Kendal Briles, Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks
Jimmy Smith, Running Backs
Justin Stepp, Wide Receivers
Jon Cooper, Tight Ends
Brad Davis, Offensive Line
Barry Odom, Defensive Coordinator
Derrick LeBlanc, Defensive Linemen
Rion Rhoades, Linebackers
Sam Carter, Cornerbacks
Scott Fountain, Special Teams