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Bruce Feldman is reporting that former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino is gaining momentum to replace Gus Malzahn at Arkansas State. The former Arkansas Razorback coach was let go after alleged affairs with coeds on campus and even an employee. Petrino was involved in a motorcycle crash with Jessica Dorrell on the back. That ended his career at Arkansas. Will he get another chance at Arkansas State?
Bobby Petrino gaining momentum for Arkansas St vacancy, according to two sources this morning.
— Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) December 8, 2012
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Arkansas State is having to look for a new head football coach now that Guz Malzahn bolted to Auburn after just one year in Jonesboro. Unlike snakebitte-n Tennessee, there is actually someone who actually is interested in coaching the Red Wolves. The bad news for Arkansas St.? It's Bobby Petrino. At least Luke Matheson says Petrino is .
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With the abrupt departure of Coach Gus Malzahn, Arkansas State athletic administration is conducting it’s second straight coaching search in the last two years. AStateNation will spend the next few days looking at some of the possible coaching candidates that could be the next Head Football Coach at Arkansas State. Go "Inside" to learn more about Bobby Petrino.
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