FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino says
Razorbacks defensive coordinator Willy Robinson has resigned.
Robinson is the third Arkansas assistant coach to leave the
school in the last two days. Former offensive coordinator Garrick
McGee was named the Alabama-Birmingham head coach on Monday, and
former special teams coach John L. Smith left to coach at Weber
Robinson led the Razorbacks defense for four seasons, coming to
Arkansas after serving as the secondary coach for the St. Louis
Rams. The 55-year-old also spent one season as the San Francisco
49ers defensive coordinator in 2004.
The Razorbacks were 72nd in the country in total defense in
Robinson's first season in 2008, falling to 89th in 2009. They
improved to 36th last season but fell to 51st this year, allowing
371.4 yards per game.