FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – By Otis Kirk

Arkansas coach Chad Morris hired Daniel Da Prato from Colorado. He is expected to replace Tanner Burns and train the special teams.

Burns left last month to coach the Special Team Coordinator in Liberty. Because Prato announced his departure on Saturday from Colorado on Twitter.

He followed this tweet.

As Prato is expected to be the coach for quality control of the special teams at the Hogs. The last three seasons he spent in Colorado under coach Mike MacIntyre, who was released last November.

In front of the buffaloes, he was the coordinator of special teams in the state of Montana. He made an impression in Boulder. In the past season, Colorado led the Pac-12 in the opponents' opponent's opponent and opponent's punt opponent, as well as fourth in blocked kicks and punts.

Because Prato will have experienced players in Arkansas. The Razorbacks return their kicker Connor Limpert, Punter Reid Bauer, kick-off returnee De Vion Warren and Punt returnee Deon Stewart.

Morris has named the replacement for John Scott Jr., who recently went to South Carolina. Scott spent two years in Arkansas, training in defensive duels in 2018. In 2017 he had the entire defense line.

The announcement for Scott's replacement could come this weekend or early next week. Morris has not officially announced the replacement of Taylor Edwards as recruitment coordinator. Edwards went to Maryland last month. Sources show that Morris made this setting, but it has not been announced yet.



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