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Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino detailed the history and extent of his relationship with his mistress to athletic director Jeff Long in a failed attempt to keep his job.

Arkansas receives $1M gift for firing

A foundation heavily involved in the school's athletics announced that it was giving a $1 million gift to Arkansas in reaction to the university's dismissal of football coach Bobby Petrino. 

Jessica Dorrell-Bobby Petrino relationship became physical in October when she asked ‘Are you going to kiss me?’

A timeline of the relationship between Jessica Dorrell and Bobby Petrino indicates that the relationship between the two became physical when they kissed last October, and ended when they decided to remain just friends in February. The timeline became public thanks to notes compiled by Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long that were released to The Associated Press via the Freedom...

Petrino's former mistress resigns from Ark. team

The University of Arkansas says the former mistress of fired football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned her position with the program. The school announced in a news release Tuesday evening that Jessica Dorrell had stepped down as the football team's student-athlete development coordinator. Athletic Director Jeff Long said the decision was mutual and that there are no immediate...

Friends of the Petrino: Trying to Read Jeff Long’s Chicken Scratch

Remember in grade school when the teacher told you how important it was to have good handwriting.  You’d have to take out those ridiculous three lined pieces of brownish paper and practice writing the upper case cursive Z until your hand started cramping.  They told you that you’ll never be taken seriously without adequate penmanship.  They told you that your very future depended...

Jeff Long's Notes Are Out...

And it appears that he's quite skeptical over the idea that former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino said that he and Jessica Dorrell "decided to be friends" in February...Here are Long's notes, thanks to Freedom of Information Act requests and KFSM/5NewsOnline.comHere are the personnel files of Petrino and Dorrell for good measure, thanks to our friends at KFSM...

Petrino Mistress, Dorrell, Resigns from University Position

Not long after Bobby Petrino was fired, the University of Arkansas placed Jessica Dorrell on paid administrative leave. After phone records showed a clear relationship of some sort and details of a $20,000 cash payment came out, the University had little choice in firing Petrino. A report emerges tonight indicating that the University has announced [...]

Arkansas will name coach next week

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long is expected make a decision on the school's next football coach next week, possibly as early as Monday, the Sporting News reported. The Razorbacks are set to play their annual spring game in Fayetteville Saturday under interim coach Taver Johnson, who was promoted after the firing of Bobby Petrino last week. Long may decide to put off the...

Arkansas Takes To Social Media For Damage Control

TweetThe Arkansas athletics program has had a very tough couple weeks following the Bobby Petrino scandal, and the powers that be have taken another small step in the hopes of shedding more positive light their way.  A photo of the Arkansas football has surfaced from Darren Rovell which now shows features a #GOHOGS hashtag.  You have to start somewhere, right? H/T Dr. Saturday...

Arkansas search to extend past weekend

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the search for a new football coach will extend beyond this weekend. Long says he has begun reviewing potential candidates inside and outside the program to replace Bobby Petrino, who was fired April 10 for hiring his mistress and failing to disclose the conflict of interest. Long has previously said he would consider hiring either a permanent...

John Daly thinks Arkansas should hire Jon Gruden

The latest out of Fayetteville is that Arkansas hasn’t made significant headway in finding a permanent replacement for former coach and apparent philanderer Bobby Petrino. Arkansas State coach Gus Malzahn and UAB’s Garrick McGee are a couple of the names frequently suggested by experts as succeeding Petrino. But the venerable (in his own way) John Daly, who lives in Arkansas...

Wilson's spring overlooked during Petrino scandal

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson has earned rave reviews from coaches and teammates the last few weeks for his performance during spring practice. Despite the praise, the first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback has been overshadowed by the scandal surrounding former coach Bobby Petrino. Petrino was fired...

Arkansas joins the paint hashtags on the field club

@collegiatestdmsMississippi State did it. Michigan did it. Now Arkansas has done it. It’s now a common practice to put hashtags on your field. Arkansas, in the wake of the firing of Bobby Petrino, decided to paint “#GoHogs” on their field. I guess they wanted to get rid of all of that bad press and give us a story.

Wilson shines in spring game for Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas ended a chaotic spring caused by the firing of coach Bobby Petrino with a scrimmage that showed the Razorbacks still have reasons to be hopeful for a good season. Tyler Wilson was 31-of-41 passing for 467 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Red team to a 65-0 win over the White in the spring game. Petrino was fired April 10 following the revelation...

Pete Caroll and Phil Fulmer on the Arkansas head coaching radar?

If you believe the reports of a TV station out of  Fayetteville, AR,  The University of Arkansas is interested in former USC and current Seattle Seahawks head football coach Pete Carroll to replaced the disgraced ex-Razorbacks HC Bobby Petrino, The only problem is that Carroll has no interest in return for the job. He has also placed his support via Twitter behind another coach...
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