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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 of work since being fired by Arkansas in April for his affair with co-worker Jessica Dorrell and attempted coverup of the relationship. Columnist Adam Himmelsbach spoke with Petrino’s father, who says that his son is itching to coach again and that he would love to return to the SEC.
“I know he wants a job; he needs a job … He just misses coaching so much,” Petrino Sr. told the Courier-Journal.
“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.”
It seems like the interest from Kentucky fans is mutual. A poll on ...
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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.
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...
CBSSports.com is reporting that Joker Phillips will no longer be the head football coach at Kentucky after the season ends according to athletic director Mitch Barnhart.
Barnhart wrote an open letter to Wildcat fans, and posted it on UKAthletics.com Sunday.
After much conversation, evaluation and prayer, I have determined that it is in the best interest of our athletics program...
The first major domino in college football's coaching carousel fell on Sunday, as Kentucky's Joker Phillips was fired after a 12-23 mark through...
Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports reported on Sunday that after the University of Kentucky fired its head coach Joker Phillips, that according to sources Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was among several candidates on the short list by UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart to take over the gig.
Koetter joined the Falcons this year after five seasons as the offensive coordinator...
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...
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Joker Phillips and his staff at Kentucky will not be back in the Commonwealth next football season. As a result of the pending coaching change, some committed prospects are beginning to look at other options for their college football futures. Hinds Community College defensive tackle David Washington is now back on the open market, but he may not be available for long.
Kentucky coach John Calipari says he'll be looking for a working rotation in the season opener against Maryland on Friday night.
The third-ranked Wildcats' latest group of top-level recruits will make its debut under New York's bright lights at the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn.
The coach who masterfully guided a Kentucky squad led by freshmen to the national...
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.
Kentucky coach John Calipari said Thursday that walk-on guard Jarrod Polson may have to be called upon to play significant minutes in the Wildcats' season opener Friday against Maryland.