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Bobby Petrino hasn't had a week like this in almost 20 months.
He last prepared to coach a game in January 2012 at Arkansas and the Razorbacks defeated Kansas State 29-16 in the Cotton Bowl. Four months later, the school dismissed Petrino for misleading officials about a motorcycle accident involving his mistress.
Petrino has found a reprieve at Western Kentucky and is back game-planning with a team coming off its first bowl game. In first games back he'll square off against two former Southeastern Conference foes, Kentucky and Tennessee.
The Hilltoppers open the season Saturday night against the Wildcats in Nashville before heading to Knoxville the following week to face the Volunteers.
Petrino says he lives for such challenges and is just thankful to be back in the game.
''That's always a fun time for me,'' Petrino said of preparing for a game. ''I love going through the process and how we introduce what our schemes are, how we go out and p...
BEST OF MAXIM
With college football kicking off tomorrow, players are getting riled up to take the field. Today, Western Kentucky’s senior linebacker Andrew Jackson spoke with WKU Herald Sports and spewed some strong words ahead of the Hilltoppers’ opening game against Kentucky.
Take a look:
This highly anticipated showdown begins this Saturday in Nashville at 7 p.m. EST.
The last year has been a tumultuous ride for Hog Nation. From Bobby Petrino to John L. Smith to Bret Bielema, most fans are wondering one thing……how will Arkansas football look this year? I will hope to provide as clear an insight as possible, […]
Note: This post written by a blatant WKU homer while waiting for the iron to warm up to get the Red Towel ready for the season.
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