Tag Archives: Bobby Petrino

BBL: Cordia slammed; Wah Wah Jones; Antonio Blakeney

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: KHSAA suspends Cordia’s boys basketball, coached by former UK player Rodrick Rhodes, for 2014-15 season, reports Mike Fields of Herald-Leader. Mark Story of the H-L on the mystique of Wah Wah Jones. Homegrown UK star … Continue reading

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SEC review: Arkansas football over the past four years

The second installment of our SEC football review looks at Arkansas’ game-by-game record over what has been a tumultuous four years. The Razorbacks were flying high under Bobby Petrino, going 10-3 in 2010 and 11-2 in 2011. Arkansas was a … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Saturday

Big Blue Links for Saturday: High-flyer Derrick Jones plans visit to UK - and more camp notes UK target Labissiere working his way back from working too hard Jason Hatcher’s marijuana citation has been dismissed Nerlens Noel is healthy, anxious for … Continue reading

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Trust, gifts and Bobby Petrino

The problem with Bobby Petrino’s mercenary past is that it messes with the narrative when he does something good in the present. For example, yesterday Petrino and family announced a $1 million gift to the Kosair Trauma Unit. It was … Continue reading

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BBL: UK football deep in celebrities, thin on receivers

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky is running low on wide receivers, which is not good when you run an Air Raid offense. There were several celebrity sightings Wednesday at UK’s football practice. A determined Bud Dupree wants to have a … Continue reading

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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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