It looks like the trend of losing assistant coaches will continue for Arkansas’ Bret Bielema.
Razorbacks defensive line coach Rory Segrest will be the Philadelphia Eagles’ next defensive line coach, according to John Barchard of Bleeding Green Nation Radio and 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia.
“Barring an unforeseen change, Rory Segrest (former Eagles coach & current DL coach at Arkansas) will be the next DL coach for the Eagles,” Barchard tweeted Thursday.
Segrest, who has been at Arkansas for the past two seasons, served in three different positions for the Eagles from 2006-2010 under then-coach Andy Reid. From 2006-07, Segrest was a quality control coach before serving as the special teams coordinator in 2007-08. Then, he coached the Philadelphia defensive line from 2009-10.
During his time at Arkansas, the Razorbacks ranked as the SEC’s second-best rush defense in both 2014 and 2015.
Segrest’s departure marks the second Arkansas assistant to leave this offseason. Sam Pittman, who served as the Razorbacks offensive line coach from 2013-15, joined Kirby Smart’s staff at UGA.
This coaching change also continues a crazy trend, as Segrest marks the 15th assistant coach to leave for another job while serving under Bielema. Nine of those changes have come since Bielema took over at Arkansas in 2013.