Countdown to Kickoff 2009: The Preseason Top 50—No. 46 Arkansas Razorbacks

by 7 on April 28, 2009


Bobby Petrino has known success. His Louisville teams were among the best in the country. In his final season with the Cardinals the team reached the BCS and beat a good Wake Forest team in the Orange Bowl.

Petrino, who began his career in 1983 and changed jobs 14 times since, always wanted something more.

Weeks after his Orange Bowl victory, Petrino resigned from Louisville to accept the Atlanta Falcons head coaching job. Then, all hell broke loose.

We all know the saga. Michael Vick went to prison, the Falcons players never really took to Petrino’s coaching style, and he resigned his position to take the Arkansas job with three games remaining on the Falcons schedule. [read more]


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