In a stunning move, Bret Bielemais leaving Wisconsin to take over at Arkansas, a source close to the situationhas confirmed to FoxSportsSouth.com.
Bielema, who has taken the Badgersto three straight Rose Bowls, takes over a Razorbacks program that has beenseeking a permanent replacement for Bobby Petrino after his firing in August. The hiring was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.
He began his coaching careerat Iowa before a two-year stint at Kansas State as co-defensive coordinator in2002-03, then went on to Wisconsin, where he led Barry Alvarezs defense.
He succeeded the Hall of Famecoach in 2006, going 12-1 in his first season and was 68-24 in seven seasons.