The former Arkansas coach will look to rebuild his coaching career with the Hilltoppers. Bobby Petrino has made a successful college career as an offensive-minded coach. He did it at Louisville and again at Arkansas before off-the-field issues derailed his career in Fayetteville. Show More Summary
Offense has dominated headlines at Arkansas since the moment that Bobby Petrino took over as head coach before the 2008 season. But the reason that the Razorbacks were never able to break through that glass ceiling under the Petrino and John L. Show More Summary
The Arkansas Razorbacks didn't have an identity last season, and the absence of former head coach Bobby Petrino was to blame. From 2008-11, Arkansas was Petrino and Petrino was Arkansas. Minor shortcomings from a talent standpoint were negated by Petrino's play-calling ability. Show More Summary
Former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino has landed on his feet as the head coach of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, but that doesn't mean that his past is behind him. Petrino was fired shortly after lying to Arkansas athletics director...Show More Summary
Bret Bielema has been the head coach at Arkansas for two months, but he has already made a few changes in recruitment that demonstrates that he is a different animal than Bobby Petrino. The major change Bielema has made is hiring a coaching staff that is as known for their ability to build relationships with players as well as their coaching skills. Show More Summary
Arkansas's John L. Smith was one of the more colorful characters of this past college football season. The coach of an awful football team whose location he couldn't quite remember, Smith had very little money in the bank as of September, and negative $40 million as of October. Show More Summary
Everyone had an opinion on who the next coach should be; some went as far as to email the school's athletic director their thoughts.
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It takes the right situation for a new college football coach to make an immediate impact. With big names such as Bobby Petrino, Bret Bielema, Skip Holtz, Gus Malzahn, Dave Doeren and Tommy Tuberville all finding new universities toShow More Summary
1. Western Kentucky: Fired Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino. A team like Western Kentucky in a division like the Sun Belt made a bold move, getting Petrino after his motorcycle/adultery incident. Petrino is a monolithic recruiter, and he’s made bowl games in 7 of his 8 seasons as head coach. His offenses at Arkansas were [...]
It seems that with each passing year I find NCAA football becoming more and more absurd. It’s bad enough that we have abnormalities like TCU in the Big East, playing its final game of 2012 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. I’m sure before...Show More Summary
Bobby Petrino left the Arkansas Razorbacks—a prominent SEC program—in disgrace this past offseason, after a scandal rocked his personal life and the university. Now he’s been given another chance, as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers —a mediocre Sun Belt squad—have reportedly hired the controversial coach to lead their team. Show More Summary
A Houston-New England game that looked like an AFC championship preview turns into a laugher. Plus: The Royals get the country's attention, but not necessarily in a good way; the return of Bobby Petrino; and more.
2012 has been a wild year for coaching changes. From Bobby Petrino's motorcycle ride to ruin to Tommy Tuberville leaving Texas Tech for Cincinnati, it seems to get harder and harder to predict just what's next. However, as the coaching...Show More Summary
For better or worse, Bobby Petrino will bring Western Kentucky quite a bit of attention. Per Yahoo! Sports, news of Petrino's hiring was reported Monday. The last time he was seen on the college football scene, Petrino was embroiled in a scandal involving a female member on his staff at Arkansas, with whom he had gotten into a motorcycle accident. Show More Summary
Prior to the announcement that Butch Jones would leave the University of Cincinnati to take on the role of head football coach at Tennessee, there were some within the Vol Nation who took to websites, message boards and sports talk shows to proclaim their desire for Bobby Petrino to get the job. Show More Summary
The Western Kentucky football team—and fanbase in general—have been on a roller coaster of emotions over the past week. After finishing the 2012 season with a record of 7-5 (4-4 in the Sun Belt), the Hilltoppers were selected to play in the Little Caesars Bowl on December 26 in Detroit. Show More Summary
Bobby Petrino didn't land an SEC job, but you wouldn't know it by the first two opponents he'll be squaring off with in his new gig. The former Arkansas head coach, who was dismissed by the Razorbacks shortly after his affair with aShow More Summary
Bobby Petrino, the Arkansas football coach who was fired last spring when reports surfaced after a motorcycle crash that he'd hired his mistress in the athletic department, will be named head coach at Western Kentucky, ESPN reported. Read full article >>
Bobby Petrino was on top of the college football world less than a year ago before his world came crashing down with the screech of Harley tires on Arkansas back-road pavement. Now the once elite head coach is searching for a school willing to hire him. Show More Summary