Lunney more than a Hog tie

Posted: January 17, 2013 at 3:28 a.m.

Barry Lunney Jr. spent eight seasons as offensive coordinator at Bentonville High School.

Barry Lunney Jr. understands his background as a successful Arkansas quarterback helped him get an interview with Coach Bret Bielema, but he’s planning to be more than simply a former player on the staff at what he calls “an exciting time” in Razorbacks football history.


Age: 38

Position: Tight Ends Coach, Arkansas

Hometown: Fort Smith (Southside)

College: Arkansas

Previously: Offensive Coordinator, Bentonville High School

Notable: His father, Barry Lunney Sr., is one of the state's most successful high school football coaches with 228 career wins, six state championships and three state runner-up finishes.

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