The school issued a press release Friday evening, which can be seen below.
BREAKING: Bret Bielema officially released as the head coach of the Arkansas football program. pic.twitter.com/dilVEISpKe— Pig Trail Nation (@PigTrailNation) November 24, 2017
This news is hardly surprising after the removal of Athletic Director Jeff Long earlier this month, but it will lead to one of the nation’s most intriguing coaching searches.
Bielema went 29-34 with Arkansas, but just 11-29 in SEC play. The Razorbacks appeared in three bowl games in his five-year tenure.