John L. Smith Hired As Arkansas Football Coach
Former Michigan State and Louisville head coach John L. Smith has been named head football coach at Arkansas.
Although the "interim" is not in his title, the hiriing is for a ten month period.
Former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino worked under Smith at Louisville.
Smith had not been a head coach since 2006 when he was forced out at Michigan State. He was named coach at Weber State in the spring.
A permanent coach is scheduled to be hired after the 2012 football season.