Carroll's run began at Arkansas
Seattle coach was Razorbacks GA in 1977
Posted: February 2, 2014 at 2 a.m.
After Pete Carroll’s Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncosin Super Bowl XLVIII, he made it III coaches for Arkansas when it comes to winning football’s greatest prizes.
Super Arkansas Coaches
Pete Carroll is the fifth Super Bowl head coach to have been an assistant with the Razorbacks. The others are Joe Gibbs, Jimmy Johnson, Barry Switzer and Raymond Berry. Here is a rundown of the nine Super Bowls involving former Arkansas coaches:
SUPER BOWL;TEAM (COACH);DATE;RESULT
XVII;Gibbs (Washington);Jan. 30, 1983;Washington 27, Miami 17
XVIII;Gibbs (Washington);Jan. 23, 1984;Oakland 38, Washington 9
XX;Berry (New England);Jan. 26, 1986;Chicago 46, N.E. 10
XXII;(Gibbs) Washington;Jan. 31, 1988;Washington 42, Denver 10
XXVI;Gibbs (Washington);Jan 26, 1992;Washington 37, Buffalo 24
XXVII;Johnson (Dallas);Jan. 31, 1993;Dallas 52, Buffalo 17
XXVIII;Johnson (Dallas);Jan. 30, 1994;Dallas 30, Buffalo 13
XXX;Switzer (Dallas);Jan. 28, 1996;Dallas 27, Pittsburgh 17.
XLVIII; Carroll (Seattle); Feb. 2, 2014; Seattle 43, Denver 8.
NOTE: Gibbs coached in four Super Bowls with Washington and won three. Johnson won two Super Bowls with Dallas and Switzer won one with Dallas. Gibbs, Johnson, Switzer and Berry were Razorbacks assistants under Frank Broyles. Johnson and Switzer also played for Broyles at Arkansas. Carroll was a graduate assistant under Lou Holtz.
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