Carroll's run began at Arkansas

Seattle coach was Razorbacks GA in 1977

Posted: February 2, 2014 at 2 a.m.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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.

Pete Carroll was a graduate assistant coach at Arkansas in 1977.

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:


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.

Pete Carroll, right, talks with Harold Horton prior to a game between Arkansas and USC in 2006. Carroll and Horton worked together at Arkansas in 1977...

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