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Bret Bielema takes some shots at Alabama and Lane Kiffin

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is still not making any friends. Bielema was in Bristol at ESPN studios and had some interesting things to say about Alabama. The NCAA implemented a new two-week dead period that ran from June 30-July 13. Bielema was asked a question about how he felt about the year round nature of college football. Bielema’s answer included a shot at Alabama....
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Ian Poulter Really, Really Likes Elephants

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Ian Poulter Can’t Get Enough of Elephants  Ian Poulter and his family spent the day at Woburn Safari Park in England on Tuesday, and Poulter just couldn’t stop taking pictures — of elephants:  Elephants just amaze me. So...
Via Back9Network
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville looks to continue winning ways, give ACC 'encore'

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Over the last two seasons, the Louisville Cardinals have gone 23-3 overall and have earned a trip to the Sugar Bowl, where they smoked Florida 33-23. Nevertheless, very few college football fans and media have given them credit of being a dominant football team. Of course, that's what happens when you play in the lesser leagues like the American Athletic Conference...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino, Rory McIlroy, And Sports Forgiveness

Someone sure has a sense of humor. Whether you believe in God, or fate, or the stars’ alignments, or some other guiding force in the cosmos, you have to be struck (if you’re a sports fan) by the way in which the course of human events has brought us to this day, Monday the 21st of July, 2014. On this day, Bobby Petrino is scheduled to speak at the ACC’s media kickoff in Greensboro...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino, Rory McIlroy, And Sports Forgiveness

Someone sure has a sense of humor. Whether you believe in God, or fate, or the stars’ alignments, or some other guiding force in the cosmos, you have to be struck (if you’re a sports fan) by the way in which the course of human events has brought us to this day, Monday the 21st of July, 2014. On this day, Bobby Petrino is scheduled to speak at the ACC’s media kickoff in Greensboro...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington State Quarterback Is Considering Louisville

Photo | WSU Athletic Communications Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino already has a plethora of quarterbacks on his roster. With that said, when you’re an offensive mastermind like Petrino, I’m sure you can never have too many QB’s. Louisville currently has seven quarterbacks listed on the updated roster and do not currently have a commitment from a QB in the 2015...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Star Tight End Is High On Louisville. He’ll Visit For The Season Opener

Photo | Scout The wave of recruiting momentum has somewhat slowed down for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program in the past couple of weeks. However, just because there hasn’t been any recent commitments, that doesn’t mean good things aren’t happening behind the scenes. Will Gragg, a four star tight end from Dumas, Arkansas recently shared his updated...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas Gives Louisville Football 250/1 Odds To Win It All

On Wednesday afternoon the folks at Bovada released the 2014-15 College Football National Championship odds. Let’s just say the boys in Vegas aren’t exactly high on Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals winning it all. Louisville was given 250/1 odds, which means they have the 40th best odds of any team in the country. Bovada has five ACC teams (Florida State, Clemson, Miami...
Via The Cardinal Connect
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Star Wide Receiver Dahu Green Has Committed To Louisville

Photo | Westmoore High School The commitments continue to roll in for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program. Petrino picked up his fourth commitment in the last six days on Thursday afternoon. Dahu Green, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver from Oklahoma City, OK., has verbally pledged to Louisville. Bobby Petrino and his staff were one of the first to offer Green a scholarship...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals: Can Bobby Petrino Erase the Past With Wins?

Before the 2012 college football season, then Arkansas' head coach Bobby Petrino was in a motorcycle accident. He first reported that he was riding alone, but the police consequently reported that former All-SEC volleyball player Jessica Dorrell, who was recently hired by Petrino, was also on the motorcycle that day. To make the long story short, it was revealed that Petrino...
Via Football Nation
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Lands His Fourth Commitment From The 2015 Class

Photo | 247Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program have landed their fourth commitment from the 2015 class. James Allen, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound, running back from Citra, FL., verbally pledged to Louisville on Thursday afternoon. Jody Demling of Cardinal Authority was the first to report the news. Allen is rated as a three star prospect and chose Louisville over Tennessee...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Adds Another Junior College Defensive Back

Photo | 247Sports.com Since national signing day in February, Bobby Petrino has now added three junior college defensive backs. Former Washington safety James Sample and Isaac Watson of San Mateo Junior College both joined Coach Petrino’s 2014 recruiting class within the past few weeks. Over the weekend, Louisville picked up another commitment from the junior college ranks. Carl...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino hasn’t seen much of Michael Dyer

When Michael Dyer arrived on campus last fall, University of Louisville football fans were elated, expecting the one-time most valuable player in a national championship game to greatly enhance UofL’s running game. Dyer participated in seven games during the 2013 season, gaining 238 yards in 44 tries, averaging 5.3 yards per carry while scoring two touchdowns. He saw no action...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jewel of Bobby Petrino recruiting class charged with child sex felony

Maybe hiring Bobby Petrino was a bad idea. Maybe all those times when I said replacing Tim Beckman with Bobby Petrino would be a good idea…yeah I take that back. Meet three-star linebacker prospect and signed member of the Louisville Cardinals recruiting class Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad. The native of Fort Pierce, Fla., was arrested Monday on a felony sex-related charge of “lewd...
Via The Sports Bank
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville recruit arrested on disturbing charges

247Sports.com TCPalm.com is reporting that Louisville football signee Sharieff  Rhaheed-Muhammad was arrested Monday on a felony sex-related charge stemming from an investigation that began last year. The three-star linebacker was released from the St. Lucie Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Fort Pierce, FL., on Tuesday afternoon. Rhaheed-Muhaammed is one of the top ranked signee’s...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington Defensive End Will Visit Louisville

247Sports.com During last week’s national signing day press conference Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino noted that he’s still looking for a few good men to add to his 2014 recruiting class. Petrino specifically mentioned the need for defensive lineman. Tae Thibodeaux, a three star defensive lineman out of Louisiana will visited Louisville over the weekend and will also take...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino & Staff Hoping To Add Defensive Lineman Tae Thibodeaux To The 2014 Class

247Sports.com When discussing his 2014 recruiting class on Wednesday, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino mentioned that he and his staff weren’t exactly finished just yet. I wouldn’t be surprised if the class end up being just the 21 guys that signed on Wednesday, but the staff is at least trying to persuade a couple more prospects to join the Cardinal program. One of those...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Guide On Following Bobby Petrino’s Recruiting

With the Marlon Mack controversy ending with him choosing South Florida over Louisville (DUUUGANS!!!), the Cardinals are left in the dust by yet another recruit. While many local experts and insiders will try to calm down the masses, it may be getting to the point where fans can begin freaking out a little. On Monday, my friend and fellow contributor Andy Knabel wrote that we needed...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Worry About Recruiting, Petrino Knows What He’s Doing

From 2003 to 2006, Bobby Petrino spent most of his days on the sidelines of a football field in Louisville, KY, coaching college kids to excel in their sport. Considered by those who knew college football to be one of the top up-and-coming offensive minds in the game, Petrino took over for John L Smith – the first coach to amass 9 or more wins twice in a tenure, the 2nd of those...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Forbes assesses impact of Petrino re-hire

Tom Jurich has the Midas touch when it comes to generating profits from college athletics, making the perfect hire in Bobby Petrino, according to Forbes Magazine, which knows a thing or two about successful investors: When Petrino took over Louisville in 2003, the team had revenue of nearly $10 million and profit under $3 million. Just three years later the team had doubled its profits...
Via Louisville Card Game
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Makes It Official With Chris Klenakis As Offensive Line Coach

Razorbackers.com The majority of Bobby Petrino’s staff was revealed late last week, however the hiring’s are just now becoming official through the University. On Monday there was a formal press conference to announce Garrick McGee as the new offensive coordinator and on Tuesday UofL sent out a release announcing the hiring of Chris Klenakis as the offensive line coach. Klenakis...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Press Conference Recap: Garrick McGee Introduced As Louisville Offensive Coordinator

On Monday afternoon, Bobby Petrino conducted a press conference to introduce Garrick McGee as his offensive coordinator. Petrino briefly answered questions followed by a press conference with Coach McGee. Below is a recap Petrino’s opening statement on hiring McGee Anytime I’ve had an opportunity to hire him, I’ve done it. I hired him with the Jacksonville Jaguars. We parted...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Looks like Bobby Petrino is making waves on the recruiting trail

It seems like everywhere Bobby Petrino goes, controversy follows him. We all know that college football recruiting can be a dirty game. Especially when a coach leaves for another team. 3 star RB Daniel Gresham found out just how dirty it can be from Petrino late Sunday. Gresham has been committed to Louisville since June and now will have to go through the recruiting process again...
Via No Guts, No Glory
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: 5 Possible Replacements for Todd Grantham

With the report that Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is leaving to join Bobby Petrino's staff at Louisville, the obvious first response (after elation and a group toast) is, who will replace him?Luckily things happened early enough along in the offseason so that head coach Mark Richt isn't scrambling to hire one of his coordinators when he should be focusing...
Via Georgia Sports Craze
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: 10-Year-Old Kentucky Fan Pokes Fun At Louisville, Dresses As Bobby Petrino In A Neck Brace

The national media was shocked this week when Louisville decided to bring Bobby Petrino as head coach of the Cardinals. Petrino, of course, has an interesting history with Louisville, but also is known for his lack of loyalty to the organizations he works for — he tends to jump ship. One fan base though, was ecstatic with the hire — that of the Kentucky Wildcats. Why? Because...
Via College Spun
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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