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Sampling the Bobby Petrino reaction

Check out Mark Story’s column on Louisville’s back-to-the-future hire of Bobby Petrino as football coach on Thursday. Here’s a sample of other reaction to the Petrino hire. – Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports says the “Disingenous Drifter” has wandered back … Continue reading

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Now Bobby Petrino must justify Tom Jurich’s faith

So Bobby Petrino is getting his second chance at the University of Louisville. Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports was the first to report today that Petrino, 52, had informed Western Kentucky officials that he was leaving after one season to replace … Continue reading

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What’s the latest on Louisville and Bobby Petrino?

Starting late Tuesday afternoon, the interwebs nearly exploded with the news that Louisville had indeed interviewed Bobby Petrino and then the (premature) speculation that the Cardinals were about to rehire their former football coach. So where does the Petrino story … Continue reading

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Bobby Petrino back to Louisville? Not so fast

Lots of wild momentum behind wild reports that Louisville is close to hiring back Bobby Petrino as its football coach. ESPN says that Petrino is one of three finalists. Two updates. Yes, Bobby Petrino interviewed at U of L today. … Continue reading

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Names Louisville may consider if Charlie Strong leaves

If Charlie Strong does leave for Texas, here are some names Louisville might consider as a replacement: Jim McElwain: A former Louisville assistant under John L. Smith, McElwain was Nick Saban’s offensive coordinator at Alabama before becoming head coach at … Continue reading

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Video: Bobby Petrino after WKU’s win over UK

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BBL: Clocking ticking down toward Saturday’s opener

Big Blue Links for Thursday: My column says Kentucky made the right hire whether Bobby Petrino beats Mark Stoops on Saturday or not.  UK running backs are glad to know that the ground game won’t be abandoned by Neal Brown’s … Continue reading

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Closer look at Bobby Petrino’s offensive numbers

It’s no secret that Bobby Petrino knows what he’s doing on the offensive side of the football. The new Western Kentucky football coach is one of the best play-callers in the sport. The numbers bear that out. In his eight … Continue reading

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Video: Bobby Petrino says Brandon Doughty will start

Here is Western Kentucky coach Bobby Petrino talking to the media today about Saturday’s game with Kentucky. He said that Brandon Doughty will start at quarterback for the Hilltoppers. As for facing a new staff at Kentucky, Petrino said, “We’re … Continue reading

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Is Bobby Petrino really a changed man?

George Schroeder of USA Today visited Bowling Green recently to do a profile on new Hilltoppers coach Bobby Petrino. Storyline: Is Petrino a changed  man? Excerpt: “I just made a terrible mistake, something that I have to live with for … Continue reading

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