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Nutt, Arkansas still a perfect match

Maisel: The perfect marriage

Originally Published: January 14, 2004
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Houston Nutt hadn't been looking for another job, which was fine, because the Arkansas coach understood that most athletic directors wouldn't approach him. In the last six years, Nutt said, he had gotten "one or two" calls about other jobs. He was spoken for.

Nutt is a Little Rock native and, as a high school quarterback, turned down a scholarship offer from Bear Bryant at Alabama to sign with the Razorbacks. Nutt is famously close to his parents, who still live in Little Rock. The Nutts ...

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