The Louisville coach's latest controversy, as poster child for an unpopular form of roster management, demands a little more examination. South Carolina high school running back Matt Colburn made national news when he and his high school...Show More Summary
Matt Colburn, who Bobby Petrino screwed out of a scholarship, will play football at Wake Forest this fall. [ESPN] Read more...
It all worked out for Matt Colburn, and after only six days of hell. Colburn is the high school running back who had accepted Bobby Petrino's scholarship offer at Louisville way back in June. He turned away all other recruiters after...Show More Summary
Plus some thoughts on Bobby Petrino.
Bobby Petrino's coaching career has been a series of escapes. Not even one year after signing a 10-year extension with Louisville, he jumped to the Atlanta Falcons; bailed on the NFL after 13 games; went to Arkansas, where got the boot...Show More Summary
In the NFL world, Bobby Petrino’s reputation for not being a man of his word stems mostly from his decision to abandon the Falcons during his only season as their head coach and take a job at Arkansas. In the college football world, Petrino’s reputation for not being a man of his word goes much…
Three years ago, Arkansas was the toast of the SEC. Former head coach Bobby Petrino was the toast of the SEC, the program had established itself as a contender in the SEC West and was being mentioned in the national title discussionShow More Summary
Louisville and Kentucky may not have the nation’s most heated rivalry, at least not in football, but on the other hand, I didn’t see any other reports Saturday of opposing team officials getting into it on the field. That’s what happened in Louisville, during a pregame mini-melee that drew in the Cardinals’ head coach, Bobby Petrino. […]
Louisville and Kentucky's football teams aren't as good as their basketball brethren, but that doesn't make the in-state rivalry any less heated. Before today's Governor's Cup showdown—and Kentucky's penultimate shot at getting the sixth win necessary to become bowl eligible—things got a little lively, with players from both teams shoving each other. Read more...
These teams don’t like each other!
Notre Dame's senior day didn't exactly go according to plan, as Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals rolled into South Bend and defeated the Fighting Irish, 31-28. Yet the victory didn't come easy for the visiting team. A solid kickoff return by Amir Carlisle put Notre Dame in great starting field position at the team's own 47-yard line. Show More Summary
The last thing Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wants to do this offseason is pull another Bobby Petrino. By definition, a Bobby Petrino is "an act of hiring one of the hottest names on the coaching market despite not being ready to...Show More Summary
We believe in second chances, and that's what we're seeing with Bobby Petrino, as Louisville goes into The Big Game on Thursday night against Florida State. Petrino … no, wait. That isn't it at all. That's just the rhetoric on Petrino, not the truth. His story is about learning from mistakes, and making changes in life. Show More Summary
The Clemson Tigers have plenty of momentum heading into this game, thanks to a 41-0 rout of North Carolina State on Saturday. Now they must turn their attention to the Louisville Cardinals, who are 5-1 on the season. Bobby Petrino is known for his offense, but the Cardinals defense is what is catching national attention. Show More Summary
Said Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino Monday: Petrino: "(Death Valley) will be very similar to last wk (at Syracuse). That was a loud place. I don't know if it can get any louder." Oh my — Larry Williams (@LarryWilliamsTI) October 6, 2014 The Cardinals travel to Clemson on Saturday after winning at Syracuse. Show More Summary
The Louisville Cardinals will travel to the Carrier Dome for an ACC battle with the Syracuse Orange on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. Bobby Petrino and the Cards are looking to move to 5-1 (3-1) on the season. Unlike many of Petrino's past teams, it is the defense that is carrying UL this season. Show More Summary
With apologies to the one-year stint with Western Kentucky in 2013, Monday night marked the return of Bobby Petrino to big-time college football. Now in the first year of his second stint as the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals,...Show More Summary
The Cardinals said hello to the ACC by beating Miami for the second time in as many games, this time with Bobby Petrino back in red. The rematch of Louisville's win against Miami in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl produced a similar result. Show More Summary
“I’ve heard him complain about players and a few other things, but not Todd.”
If he’s winning double-digit games, his “relationships” and other assorted baggage will prove (...)