Found December 14, 2012 on College Football Universe:
PLAYERS: Bobby Petrino
Some of the recent changes in the coaching carousel have been somewhat of a surprise. There were not many pundits that expected former Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville to leave for Cincinnati at the same position.He was asked what his initial reaction was to the phone call from Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock. Tuberville said, "You can tell I’m not from the state of Ohio with my accent, but I’m learning. It can be very quick... I had a great home. Lubbock, Texas and the people of west Texas are great people; they love football. Our football team played hard. Our staff did a great job of coaching. But there was something when Whit called that I thought, ‘You know, let me think about this.'" ( After fired at Arkansas due to a scandal and spending a season off, Bobby Petrino has made his way back into college football as a head coach for Western Kentucky. Petrino was too risky for a hire at top tier programs, but a good grab for a Sun Belt...

Petrino mistress Jessica Dorrell gets a new job

Here’s a news story that flew under the radar. The media missed on this. We all heard about Bobby Petrino being hired by Western Kentucky. But what about his mistress Jessica Dorrell that he hired and gave a $20,000 cash gift to? What became of the former all-SEC girl’s volleyball player?   From KSFM 5: What, though, is happening with Dorrell, who seemed to be on the way to...

Before Petrino takes over, WKU preparing for bowl

Interim coach Lance Guidry says it best: ''There's a lot of stuff going on at Western Kentucky.'' The Hilltoppers are preparing for their first bowl game since joining college football's top tier in 2009. And then, after accepting a bid to the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, Western Kentucky lost coach Willie Taggart and made a huge splash by hiring Bobby Petrino...

Grading the Coaching Hires: Bobby Petrino and Western Kentucky

Bobby Petrino's exit from the college football world earlier this calendar year was never expected to be a permanent one. It was only a matter of time before Petrino returned to coaching college football. It was just a matter of time before Petrino found a program needing a head coach, whether to create a spark in a program in need of a boost or simply to fill a coaching vacancy...

Thoughts on Western Kentucky Hiring Bobby Petrino as Their New Head Football Coach

This is the United States of America. And this is a country of second chances. – Western Kentucky A.D. Todd Stewart Bobby Petrino’s second chance was when the Atlanta Falcons hired him from Louisville six months after he signed a 10-year contract, and not long after he interviewed for the Auburn coaching job while the Auburn coach was still there. Bobby Petrino’s third chance...

Catching up on the coaching carousel

A lot of the big moves have already been made on the coaching carousel. We've seen Bobby Petrino, Bret Bielema, Butch Jones, Gus Malzahn and Tommy Tuberville all find new homes. Many big jobs like Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee have been filled but the carousel keeps spinning with each spin causing another opening on the carousel. Let's take a look at some of the moves...
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