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Malzahn takes Arkansas State job

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In my opinion, this is either the most unforeseen hire of the 2011 coaching carousel thus far or the second most unforeseen hire (Charlie Weis to Kansas!). It's strange that his stock seemed to plummet so quickly after being mentioned in connection with the coaching searches at Ole Miss, UNC, Kansas, etc. I'm going to assume that he either A) wants to be back in Arkansas and relatively out of the spotlight or B) likes having more responsibilities for less money as long as it's away from Gene Chizik. Your guess is as good as mine.

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