Following a 4-8 season in Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas decided to part ways with Bret Bielema to bring in Chad Morris from SMU to take over the program.

The former SMU head coach made his first appearance at SEC Media Days in Atlanta on Tuesday and he's excited to try and rebuild the program with a strong tradition.

"Arkansas football has had a storied past," Morris said. "And we're going to work daily with the National Championship of 1964, we're going to work daily to build on and restore the traditions for the Razorbacks of the past, the Razorbacks of the present, and the Razorbacks of the future. We got a long way to go. Make no mistake about it."

The Razorbacks could very well be picked to finish last in the SEC West this season before SEC Media Days is over, but Morris feels this team is ready to erase the disappointmetn of 2017.

"I've said it before and 4-8 is not acceptable. It's not acceptable whoever coach is regardless of that. So these young men have had to feel that. They've had to have that bitter taste in their mouth. It's something that they've worked extremely hard about. So those that pick, they don't understand what's happening inside that locker room and the development of these young men."

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