Sam Pittman (born November 28, 1961) is an American Former Football Player and Football Coach from El Reno, Oklahoma. On December 08, 2019, he became head coach of Arkansas.
Sam appointed on the post on Sunday night and departed from Georgia. Earlier, the coach served as an assistant head coach and offensive line coach for the University of Georgia.
Furthermore, Hunter Yurachek (Arkansas Director of Athletics) first posted the announcement on social media with him. Pittman also remained the offensive line coach, assistant head coach, and recruiting coordinator at Arkansas from 2013 to 15 prior to joining Georgia.
Playing & Coaching Career and Net Worth
The 58-years-old former player performed for Pittsburg State from 1980 to 1983. Then, he became an offensive coordinator at Beggs High School for the 1986 season. Sam later promoted and served as a head coach for Princeton Junior-Senior High School from 1987 to 1988.
Moreover, he even worked with Trenton High School from 1989 to 1990. Later, Pittman first gained success after appointed as the offensive line coach at Hutchinson Community College in 1991.
The following year, the coach promoted as a head coach and replaced Glenn Percy. Over two seasons, he also built an 11–9–1 record. Furthermore, Northern Illinois picked him as its offensive line coach in February 1994.
Sam later joined Rick Minter’s staff as a tight ends coach for the University of Cincinnati after 1995 season. In his successful career, Sam Pittman accumulated the Net worth of $3 million US dollars (As of 2019).
Some of the other teams he coached are Tennessee, North Carolina, North Carolina, Northern Illinois, Northern Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Western Michigan, and Oklahoma.
|Real Full Birth Name||Sam Pittman.|
|Profession||Former Football Player and Football Coach.|
|Famous for||appointed as the head coach of Arkansas on December 08, 2019.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||58 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 28, 1961.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|House In||Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram:
|Debut||Pittsburg State (1984 – 1985).|
|List of Teams Coached||1. 2019 - Georgia (AHC/OL).
2. 2016 – 2018 Georgia (OL).
3. 2013–2015 Arkansas (AHC/OL).
4. 2012 Tennessee (OL).
5. 2011 North Carolina (AHC/OL).
6. 2007–2010 North Carolina (OL).
7. 2004–2006 Northern Illinois (AHC).
8. 2003 Northern Illinois (OL).
9. 2001 Kansas (OL).
10. 2000 Missouri (OL).
11. 1999 Western Michigan (AHC).
12. 1997–1998 Oklahoma (OL).
13. 1996 Cincinnati (OT/TE).
14. 1994–1995 Northern Illinois (OL).
15. 1992–1993 Hutchinson CC.
16. 1991 Hutchinson CC (OL).
17. 1989–1990 Trenton HS (MO).
18. 1987–1988 Princeton Junior-Senior HS (MO).
19. 1986 Beggs HS (OK) (OC).
20. 1984–1985 Pittsburg State (GA).
|Playing Career||Pittsburg State (1980 – 1983).|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.|
|Alma Mater.||Pittsburg State University.|
|School||Grove High School.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 120 Kg.
Pounds: 264 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||46-36-40.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Don Pittman.
Mother: Mrs. Pittman.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since 1986.|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|Children||Names are not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$3 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary||$900K USD (annually).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sam Pittman
- Arkansas’ head coach Sam Pittman was born to his parents on the 28th of November 1961 in El Reno, Oklahoma, USA. Therefore, his age is 58 years old, as of 2019.
- At a young age, his father “Don Pittman” decided to move to Grove, Oklahoma along with other family members.
- The former player’s mother’s name and sibling’s names are not available on the internet.
- He got admission to Grove High School as his dad thought that the school had better-recruiting prospects.
- The coach eve remained a multi-sport athlete in high school.
- Later, Sam graduated from Pittsburg State University. From 1980 to 1983, he played defensive end there.
- In fact, Pittman dubbed as a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-American in his senior year.
- In 1998, Pittsburg State even inducted him into their Athletic Hall of Fame.
- As of relationship, he is a happily married man and tied the knot with his wife “Jamie Pittman” in 1986.
- However, the coach is a fairly private person and never mentioned anything about his children, past affairs, and girlfriend on the internet.
- Sam Pittman stands a decent height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 centimeters tall) and weighs around 120 kg (264 lbs).