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SAU offers more than 100 academic programs,
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  • Brad Smiley named head coach of Mulerider Football

    Southern Arkansas University Director of Athletics Steve Browning has announced that Brad Smiley has been named the 21st head coach of the Mulerider Football program; effective immediately. The official announcement was made at 11:35 a.m. on Friday, December 3. Smiley brings 27 years of highly successful collegiate offensive coaching experience at the NCAA Division I, NCAA FCS and NJCAA levels.

    “After an extensive national search, it became evident that Coach Smiley was the right man to lead our football program,” said Browning. “His experience and success at multiple levels along with his vast knowledge of recruiting in our region stood out during this process. I would like to thank Dr. Berry for his leadership during this process and the search committee for an outstanding job working through an impressive candidate pool. We are excited to welcome him, Janna, Ben and Clary into the Mulerider family. We can’t wait to see where Coach Smiley takes this program!” (more…)

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