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State of the Hogs: Keys to a successful coach

It’s hard to say whether Barry Lunney Jr. has been given the greatest opportunity of all time, or the worst.

Hunter Yurachek did the obvious by elevating Lunney to interim head coach after firing Chad Morris one day after the loss to Western Kentucky. Lunney, the team’s tight ends coach and special teams coordinator, will serve as head coach for two games.

Meanwhile, Yurachek, the athletics director, will contemplate his biggest hire, to name the next football coach.

Yes, it could be Lunney, but it will take a miracle. Lunney had an open date to regroup the 2-8 Razorbacks for a six-day stretch that includes a trip to No.