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Adam Himmelsbach of the Courier-Journal recently caught up with the parents of former Louisville coach Bobby Petrino. The Petrino’s told Himmeslbach that their son recently traveled to Helena, MT., to stay with them for several weeks in October. Coach Petrino’s father, Bob Sr., says his son really misses coaching. He also said that Coach Petrino has some interest in the Kentucky job. Here are some quotes from Bob Petrino Sr., courtesy of Courier-Journal.com
“I know he wants a job; he needs a job,” Petrino Sr. said by telephone Wednesday. “He told me, ‘I need a job, Dad.’ I said, ‘Well, you must still have some money. You made 31/2 million dollars.’ And he said, ‘Yeah, I do. It’s not the money.’ He just misses coaching so much.”
“I just know this, that he’s interested in Kentucky,” the father said. “He wants to stay in the SEC. That was his life’s goal was to go to the SEC.”
“You know, he made mistakes,” Petrino Sr. said, “but he couldn’t have gone through any pu
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Bobby Petrino's father told a Louisville newspaper that his son is interested in the soon-to-be vacant head coaching position with the Kentucky Wildcats.
Bobby Petrino is out of work and interested in the coaching vacancy at Kentucky, the Courier-Journal reports.
Kentucky announced on Sunday that Joker Phillips would not return as head coach of the football team next season after a 1-9 start to this season. The Wildcats are in the market for a new head coach, and Petrino reportedly is interested in the job.
Petrino has been out...
Well college football fans, whether you’re ready or not, the college football coaching carousel is officially in full swing. With Idaho’s firing of Robb Akey a few weeks ago and Joker Phillips getting axed on Sunday, the pink slips are going to start flying fast and furious, with schools like Arkansas, Cal and Boston College expected to relieve their beleaguered coaches of their...
So...what do you think about disgraced former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino taking over for Joker Phillips at Kentucky?
Yeah, us too.
The beginnings of the silly coaching rumor season kicked off in earnest this week when Phillips was fired after the season ends and Idaho fired their coach on the heels of a 1-8 start.
The Carousel started picking...
Jimmy Johnson was a lot of things. He was an outstanding head coach of the Miami Hurricanes in college as he led them to multiple National Championships. He was a fantastic head coach of the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL in leading them to multiple Super Bowl championships. He failed to deliver with the Miami Dolphins, proving that he was only in it for the money and not doing much of...
It’s no secret that Illinois Fighting Illini fans weren’t the happiest with the hire of Tim Beckman as college football coach. And Athletic Director Mike Thomas didn’t exactly “win the news conference” when Beckman was introduced either. Beckman didn’t come off as extremely polished and ready for prime time in that presser, so Illini Nation remains restless. The 2-7 start...
Disgraced former Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino has been on the wish list of many Kentucky to replace Wildcat HC Joker Phillips even before Phillips was fired earlier this week. Now it seems the feeling is mutual. Petrino's father in an interview with The Louisville Courier-Journal says his son is interested in the Wildcats' HC job.
“I just know this, that...
Coachingsearch.com is citing sources that indicate
TCU head coach Gary Patterson has emerged as the front runner for the head
coaching position at Arkansas.
Patterson has become a fixture at TCU guiding the
Horned Frog football program onto the national stage first as a BCS buster then
forcing BCS conferences to extend invitations.
Unfortunately, there will be no college football picks column this week (I'll go ahead and post my picks at the bottom here), but I did want to tip everyone off on one quick thing. On Thursday night I appeared on the "Rob After Dark" radio show down in Florida to discuss this year's college football coaching carousel. A lot of conversation stemmed off this article...