College football is full of surprises. "Kevin Sumlin vs. Bobby Petrino in a battle of mediocre offenses" probably qualifies. Dec. 30, 7 ET, ESPN. 1. Last quarterback left in College Station, turn out the lights When you sign two five-star quarterbacks in two recruiting classes, you expect that the guy who doesn't end up starting might leave. Show More Summary
Which job would you take? In the eighth installment of PAPN, abbreviated by our standards, we discussed... Florida without Will Grier! Clemson without Clemsoning! Western Kentucky's successful Bobby Petrino succession plan! Whether you would take the Maryland job or the South Carolina job! Whether you would take the Maryland job... Show More Summary
Bobby Petrino Jr., son of University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino, has publicly come out as gay in a profile in a new LGBT magazine, Modern Louisville. While Petrino Jr. came out to his family in 2012, his profile in Modern Louisville m… The post Son of Louisville Football Coach Comes Out as Gay appeared first on Towleroad.
Auburn recovered an onside kick, but Louisville forced Auburn to a fourth down. Louisville Head Coach Bobby Petrino said the Cardinals had practiced the opening play over the past week, but it didn’t go as planned. “We were able to mix it up”. They pushed the ball down the field more to those receivers they
What was Petrino thinking? Louisville had the opportunity to get the ball back with a chance to tie Auburn in its 31-24 loss to the Tigers, but Bobby Petrino inexplicably called a timeout after an Auburn penalty — when the clock wasShow More Summary
The Louisville Cardinals and No. 6 Auburn Tigers will square off Saturday in the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, a nonconference showdown at the Georgia Dome. Cardinals head coach Bobby Petrino — who holds a 10-0 career mark in season-opening games, per B/R Insights — has yet to announce a starting quarterback. Show More Summary
Don't overlook this piece of college football's opening Saturday (Sept. 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET, CBS), which features two evolving power-conference contenders. There was a time when Bobby Petrino's offense was described as a power-spread.Show More Summary
With the Chick-fil-A Kickoff against Louisville now less than two weeks away, Auburn's fall camp, in a traditional sense, is drawing to a close. The Tigers started to specifically prepare for Bobby Petrino's Cardinals during the latter...Show More Summary
Idaho is coached by Paul Petrino, whose older brother is Bobby, the coach at Louisville. But Paul's Vandals — unlike Bobby's Cardinals — have the market cornered on losing. Idaho has won only five games the past four seasons and...
Who needs continuity when your roster's this loaded with talent? Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Bobby Petrino certainly knows how to work with new teams The coaching profession requires a set of skills so diverse that no human being is capable of being good at everything. Show More Summary
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!