Arkansas Razorbacks & Ole Miss Rebels

  • Brings (19) years of head coaching experience and is a proven winner at three different universities with (135) career victories
  • (3) time SEC Coach of the Year
  • Eddie Robinson Division I-AA National Coach of the Year award winner
  • (3) SEC Western Division Titles
  • Coached in (2) SEC Championship games
  • (10) times in 14 years as a Head Coach in the SEC, he led his teams to Bowl games including (5) Cotton Bowls, the Capital One Bowl, Citrus Bowl, Independence Bowl, Music City Bowl and Las Vegas Bowl.


  • Has (5) wins versus teams that were ranked in the top 5 (Florida, LSU, Auburn, Texas, South Carolina ). In all (5) games, Nutt's teams were unranked and (4) of these came on the road. Florida and LSU went on to win the National Championship the season he beat them
  • Has a 9-2 record in overtime games including two (7) overtime games, a (6) overtime game and a (5) overtime game
  • His first two years at Ole Miss produced consecutive nine-win seasons for the first time since 1962 and back-to-back January bowl victories for the first time since 1961
  • In 2006, Arkansas won (10) consecutive games under Houston Nutt.
  • His Arkansas teams led the SEC in rushing in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007 while finishing second in 2004
  • Led the SEC in scoring offense from 2002-04 averaging 29.8 points per game during that stretch
  • Broke the Arkansas school record by averaging 29.8 points per game in 2007
  • Mentored (20) All-America selections, (85) All-SEC selections, (175) SEC Academic Honor Roll and 33 NFL Draft selections
  • In his last 5 years at Arkansas, he had (6) 1st round NFL draft picks , more than Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Michigan, South Carolina and Tennessee
  • At Murray State , he led them to back to back undefeated conference records while leading them to the schools only 1-AA playoff win in school history


Personal - Houston and his wife Diana have four grown children, twin daughters Hailey and Hanna, daughter Haven and son Houston III. Raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, he played Quarterback for Arkansas (1976-77) and Oklahoma State (1979-80)

Coaching History

2008-2011 Ole Miss Head Coach
1998-2007 Arkansas Head Coach
1997 Boise State Head Coach
1993-1996 Murray State Head Coach
1990-1992 Arkansas Wide Receivers
1984-1989 Oklahoma State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers
1984 Arkansas State Wide Receivers
1983 Arkansas Graduate Assistant
1981-1982 Oklahoma State

Graduate Assistant

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