Posted December 10, 2012

Report: Bobby Petrino is Western Kentucky’s new head coach

NCAAF

Bobby Petrino will be named the new head football coach at Western Kentucky University, according to a tweet from the Bowling Green Daily News‘ Chad Bishop.

The job will mark Petrino’s return to coaching following a tumultuous 2012 for the former Arkansas head man. Petrino was fired from his post at Arkansas following a motorcycle crash involving himself and a former Arkansas volleyball player he hired to a position within the football program. It was subsequently revealed that Petrino was having an affair with the woman, and that she had received an undisclosed $20,000 gift from Petrino.

Petrino was fired as Arkansas head football coach on April 10th due to his misleading of authorities and administration about the affair. He had a 34-17 overall record with the Razorbacks, a four-year run that included trips to the Liberty, Sugar, and Cotton Bowls in 2009, 2010, and 2011 respectively.


1 comments
Bill44
Bill44

it's called desperation for this program... and it shows just what kind of real "character" the University of Western Kentucky has in hiring someone with the likes of this joker known as Bobby Petrino!  Arkansas program had class and didn't want their university to damaged by an untrustworthy person like Petrino... U of Western Kentucky, remember the old adage:  You reap what you sow...  good luck!