When the University of Arkansas hired Bobby Petrino as its head football coach on Dec. 11, Christmas came early for many Razorbacks fans.
For the better part of three decades, a portion of Razorbacks fans have longed for more creative play calling, less predictability and most of all more of the forward pass.
The Spread offense Petrino patronizes would seem to be an answer to those fans’prayers. But his balanced offense is not neglectful of the running game, which has been Arkansas’trademark of late in the Southeastern Conference. [read more]