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Sam Pittman Buys Former Hogs’ Coach Mike Anderson’s Fayetteville Home

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas football coach Sam Pittman has a new home in Fayetteville — the home of former UA basketball coach Mike Anderson. Ac...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas football coach Sam Pittman has a new home in Fayetteville — the home of former UA basketball coach Mike Anderson.

According to Washington County property records, Pittman and his wife Jamie paid $2.5 million for the 8,400-square-foot property on Horse Meadow Drive. The deal closed Jan. 30. The 3.84-acre property had been on the market since May 28, 2019, with a list price of $2.8 million. The purchase price equals $297.62 per square foot.

Darcheita Bennett with eXp Realty was the listing agent. Martha Haguewood with Lindsey & Associates represented the Pittmans.

"I showed him around the house and showed him all the great features and then at the end, I was like 'yeah you know my parents really love the house' and he was like 'your parents?' I said 'yeah my dad is coach Anderson'," Bennett said.

The property includes a Mediterranean-style house, 1,209-square-foot guest house, six bedrooms, a five-car garage and a swimming pool. It was built in 2013.

The six-bedroom home is situated in the upscale Bridgewater Estates neighborhood. Former football coaches Bobby Petrino, Bret Bielema and Chad Morris and former basketball coach John Pelphrey all lived there while coaching the Hogs. Razorback baseball coach Dave Van Horn makes his home there.

“I believe coach Bielema lived over there and coach Pelphrey, so a nick-name for it is coaches row,” Bennett said.

Bennett says her dad is happy that his old home is in good hands.

“Actually he was happy that coach Pittman got the house and I think he might have called him to congratulate him on it,” Bennett said.

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