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Sources: Bobby Petrino out as coach (1915hrs CST News Conference)
ESPN.com ^ | 10 APR 12 | ESPN.com news services

Posted on 04/10/2012 5:01:19 PM PDT by DCBryan1

Bobby Petrino will not return as head football coach at Arkansas, multiples sources have told ESPN.com's Chris Low.

The university has called an 8:15 p.m. ET press conference at which time athletic director Jeff Long will announce Petrino will not be back.

The 51-year-old Petrino was put on paid leave last week after he didn't tell his boss right away that a 25-year-old female football program employee was riding with him during an April 1 motorcycle crash. Petrino, who is married with four children, also admitted to an inappropriate relationship.

Also on Monday, a person familiar with the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press that Petrino's "previous inappropriate relationship" was with Jessica Dorrell, the former Arkansas volleyball player with whom Petrino was riding with during his motorcycle crash on a rural two-lane road southeast of Fayetteville.

Petrino was noticeably vague in the wording about the relationship in his statement last Thursday, and the person spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Long said in a late-night news conference Thursday that he didn't hear about the 25-year-old Dorrell until Petrino called him that afternoon, minutes before a police report was released that disclosed her presence at the accident.

Dorrell, who did not return a call seeking comment, was hired March 28 by Petrino as the student-athlete development coordinator after serving as a fundraiser with the Razorback Foundation. She is in charge of organizing the recruiting process for the football team, including initial eligibility for each incoming player.

(Excerpt) Read more at espn.go.com ...


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KEYWORDS: adultery; arkansas; arkansasrazorbacks; cheater; collegefootball; liar; moralabsolutes; ncaa; patrino; razorbacks; sec
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Don't lie to your boss. Don't screw your help.


1 posted on 04/10/2012 5:01:36 PM PDT by DCBryan1
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To: DCBryan1

good.....I hope his wife divorces him and his children realize their disgust with him......he deserves nothing...


2 posted on 04/10/2012 5:04:25 PM PDT by cherry
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To: DCBryan1

Man, those teeth could do a real job on a cobb of corn!


3 posted on 04/10/2012 5:04:50 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: DCBryan1

She probably looks better in person but whatever she looked like she was not his wife.


4 posted on 04/10/2012 5:05:59 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: kcvl
PING! Original article by KCVL sent to chat/gossip for some reason: KCVL's thread
5 posted on 04/10/2012 5:09:13 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (Tagline removed at the request of someone who doesn't "get" Monty Python or Shakespeare.)
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To: DCBryan1

Wondering the the young woman is still engaged, as she was to be married in June? I am doubting it!


6 posted on 04/10/2012 5:09:13 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: cherry

Maybe I’m missing something here. Are foosball coaches not allowed to be normal human beings? Does everybody lose their job if they have an affair? Are foosball coaches special in some way?

I’ll go back to not caring about sports again. It seems stupid and overhyped.


7 posted on 04/10/2012 5:10:30 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: shelterguy

Do people lose their jobs if they have an affair? Democrat presidents don’t.

I’ve always thought Petrino was on the arrogant side. I guess he thought he would be able to get away with anything. Riding on a motorcycle with a blond employee half his age, both without helmets, in a part of the country where everyone knows who you are? That’s arrogant.

I love the hogs so this is not good for the team.


8 posted on 04/10/2012 5:14:45 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: DCBryan1

Poor Black Bears of Ole Miss. They could have held out for a winner. A damaged winner, but a winner never less......


9 posted on 04/10/2012 5:14:50 PM PDT by Sybeck1 (RIP Tea Party 2009-2012)
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To: Admin Moderator; Sidebar Moderator; kcvl; Jim Robinson
Culture/Society
culture Discussion of health, education, welfare, drugs, abortion, environment, housing, unions, employment, social security, religion, arts, humanity, SPORTS, and other cultural and societal issues.

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News and discussion of current events........Well, it is news...and current events to us in the SEC.

Extended News.....actually, this is FRONT PAGE news in the south, and breaking news in the sports world.

Arkansas....well, duh.

Ok Jim, what am I doing wrong. Why are these stories being nuked to chat/gossip?

I respectfully ask that these articles be un zotted from Chat/Gossip and my appropriate topics restored. IF I am out of order, please "idiot-proof" this for me, after all, I did go Army instead of Navy;)

10 posted on 04/10/2012 5:16:23 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (Tagline removed at the request of someone who doesn't "get" Monty Python or Shakespeare.)
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To: Sybeck1

They’ll have a temporary head coach for a year. I doubt there’s any “money” coaches out there who are available.


11 posted on 04/10/2012 5:16:34 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: shelterguy

His coaching contact says otherwise...

What the married father of four failed to mention, both at a news conference and to Long, was the presence of a 25-year-old female passenger during the accident. That passenger was Jessica Dorrell, a former Arkansas volleyball player and Razorback Foundation fundraiser who Petrino had hired to a football-department position just days before the accident.

That revelation was made public when the state police released the accident report days later. Petrino informed Long of Dorrell’s presence 20 minutes before the police released the report to the public, also admitting to what he called a previous inappropriate relationship with Dorrell.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/apr/10/ap-source-petrino-out-arkansas-football-coach/


12 posted on 04/10/2012 5:22:35 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

I knew there was a reason I couldn’t care less about sports and all the overinflated egos and self importance they seem to have.


13 posted on 04/10/2012 5:32:48 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Terry Mross
The girl had a helmet on that Bobby's wife helped him pick out to wear himself.
They're both very lucky that they weren’t both killed.
14 posted on 04/10/2012 5:35:15 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: DCBryan1

Jessica used to be first class all the way, until she decided to ride coach.


15 posted on 04/10/2012 5:39:10 PM PDT by 38special (Only fools believe the liberal media)
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To: kcvl
Bobby Patrino gave Jessica Durell 20,000.00!

Yep Becky should dump his sorry butt in Boston Mt's. to be lost forever.

16 posted on 04/10/2012 5:41:08 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

BEFORE he hired her and without telling anyone he was having an affair with her or given her the money!


17 posted on 04/10/2012 5:43:23 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: DCBryan1

According to an Arkansas athletic department member, they tried to keep him and have some minor penalties but he would not agree to any terms so they fired him.


18 posted on 04/10/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: kcvl

What a MESS!


19 posted on 04/10/2012 5:45:58 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: DCBryan1

The guy’s making $3.7 mil a year.

Surely he could have hired an ex-Clinton staffer to handle “bimbo eruptions”


20 posted on 04/10/2012 5:47:36 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Wyatt's Torch

That is not true.


21 posted on 04/10/2012 5:57:04 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Coldwater Creek

Petrino and his wife, the former Becky Schaff, have four children: Kelsey, Nick, Bobby and Katie. Coach Petrino has a granddaughter (Brianna) and a grandson (Braylon).


22 posted on 04/10/2012 5:58:12 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: shelterguy

>>>Maybe I’m missing something here. Are foosball coaches not allowed to be normal human beings? Does everybody lose their job if they have an affair?

No, I think this more likely has to do with the 159 potential lawsuits from applicants for the job that Bobby Petrino offered to his mistress.


23 posted on 04/10/2012 6:02:49 PM PDT by nc28205
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To: kcvl
Wonder what his brother Arkansas Coach Paul Patrino is going to do?
24 posted on 04/10/2012 6:08:38 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: kcvl

This person had no reason to lie to me. Nevertheless it’s a mess. Arky did the right thing although I’m surprised to did it.


25 posted on 04/10/2012 6:19:11 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: kcvl

According to ESPN it was a possibility thrown at Bobby and he didn’t bite. So yeah, it could have been true.


26 posted on 04/10/2012 6:19:29 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, But I swear I did not see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: nc28205

It has to do with lying to everyone including coaches, players, family and friends. He was having an affair for a pretty long time and then hired her as someone who would have constant contact with him on a daily basis. Plus, his girlfriend’s fiancé also coached Olymphics at U of A down the hall from them both.

Then to top it off he said that he couldn’t be fired because he was bigger than Razorback football per ESPN new conference.


27 posted on 04/10/2012 6:22:42 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: shelterguy
Maybe I’m missing something here.

Yeah, they're called facts. You don't lie and mislead your employer. Usually that's worse than the crime. It ultimately led to his termination.

28 posted on 04/10/2012 6:23:06 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, But I swear I did not see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: nc28205

Q: Was Petrino acting as though he was bigger than the program? Long: Yes, that is what I was trying to convey.

http://www.fayettevilleflyer.com/2012/04/10/bobby-petrino-fired-as-head-football-coach-at-arkansas/


29 posted on 04/10/2012 6:25:57 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Wyatt's Torch

He might not have lied but he doesn’t know what he is talking about.

Jeff Long didn’t offer and Petrino didn’t want any compromise, period. Petrino said he was bigger than the program this morning and didn’t think he could be fired.


30 posted on 04/10/2012 6:30:47 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Wyatt's Torch
I think that you are probably right. It is all over the place that Petrino said that he is sooooo pissed.
31 posted on 04/10/2012 6:32:21 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Mrs. Petrino “helped” Bobby pick out the helmet? Where did you get that info?

If that’s true it means this little ride happened on the “sperm” of the moment, as Archie Bunker would say. He says “Hey, babe, wanta’ go for a ride on my crotch rocket?”

“I don’t have a helmet.”

“You can wear mine. It doesn’t fit me anyway. I doubt there’s a helmet in Arkansas big enough for my head.”


32 posted on 04/10/2012 6:35:10 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Petrino is pissed because he told Jeff Long this morning he couldn’t be fired because he was bigger than the program.


33 posted on 04/10/2012 6:36:55 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Terry Mross

It’s all over the place, news stories, radio sports shows, etc.......


34 posted on 04/10/2012 6:42:18 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: DCBryan1

Bobby Bowden should be rested and ready plus he has an impeccable record of honesty.


35 posted on 04/10/2012 6:45:53 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: Coldwater Creek

As I understand it Paul Petrino is under contract. Just ‘cause his brother got fired doesn’t mean he will be. Thought he probably will be next spring but he will get his paycheck. And I doubt his big brother gave him a contract that said “If I screw up, you’re going with me”.


36 posted on 04/10/2012 6:48:55 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Terry Mross
My guess is that with a new coach, a new staff. He might as well start looking for a n new job.
37 posted on 04/10/2012 6:53:54 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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I wish Garrick McGhee had stayed a while longer. Of course, he “knew” Petrino would be there as long as he wanted so if he wanted a head coaching position he’d better take what was offered. And I hope he has more dignity than Petrino. So, if Arkansas goes after him I’d respect him if he lives up to his commitment and turns it down. If they offer to hire him and he accepts he’ll be doing the same thing Petrino did at his previous two jobs.


38 posted on 04/10/2012 6:55:14 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Terry Mross

Isn’t Arkansas State’s coach considered a pretty hot property, or has he already moved on?

I guess that would be a big jump tho.


39 posted on 04/10/2012 7:11:12 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: DCBryan1

Who does he think he is...Bill Clinton or Ted Kennedy?


40 posted on 04/10/2012 7:12:35 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 32 days away from outliving Phil Hartman)
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To: yarddog

Ark State coach went to Old Miss.

This is a lousy time to be looking for a coach. Someone correct me if I’m wrong but doesn’t this mean every player can transfer without having to sit out a year? I do know this is going to cost some recruits. Then again, Arkansas wasn’t even in the top 25 in recruiting. But Saban and Miles will certainly be looking at hog players.


41 posted on 04/10/2012 7:16:56 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: yarddog

The new Arkansas State coach is Gus Malzahn who coached at Arkansas under Houston Nutt and left the OC job at Auburn after tis past season. My guess is that Arky will find an interim coach for this season and hire Malzahn to coach in 2013.


42 posted on 04/11/2012 4:31:20 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Terry Mross

Players can’t transfer without penalty if a coach leaves. They can only do that in the case of NCAA probation. Furthermore if they transfer within the SEC they have to sit two years unless Arkansas waives the rule.


43 posted on 04/11/2012 4:34:31 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: DCBryan1
Oh, put in, Coach - I'm ready to play today
Put it in me, Coach - I'm ready to play today
Look at me, I can be a centerfold.
44 posted on 04/11/2012 4:42:22 AM PDT by csvset
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To: Wyatt's Torch
I heard on WBAP this morning that Art Briles Baylor is being considered
45 posted on 04/11/2012 6:07:51 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Houston Nutt left and there was no NCAA violation. Mitch Mustain and Williams went to SC and did not have to sit out a year. Same thing with some Texas Tech players after Mike Leach was fired. It may be only those players with 3 years eligibility remaining who can transfer.


46 posted on 04/11/2012 7:02:26 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Now you really got me torn. Born and reaised in Arkansas and a big hog fan. Went to Baylor so I’m a big bear fan. But, Art Briles would be a great fit. He loves to sling it and Tyler Wilson is his guy of guy.


47 posted on 04/11/2012 7:04:31 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Terry Mross

YIPES! I’m so sorry to have messed up your day.


48 posted on 04/11/2012 7:16:16 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Terry Mross
University of Southern California (2007-2010)

Mustain enrolled at the University of Southern California (USC) on May 21, 2007.[17] He joined his former Springdale High School and Arkansas teammate, Damian Williams, who had transferred to USC the previous January. Mustain found the West Coast offense run at USC to be appealing, it differed from the spread offense run by Malzahn and appealed to his quarterback playing style.[2]

Under NCAA transfer rules, Mustain sat out the 2007 season and served as the quarterback for the scout team. On December 19, 2007, he was rewarded with the Service Team Player of the Year (offense) award at the Trojan football team's annual awards banquet.[18]

Mustain became eligible to play again for the 2008 season, with three years of eligibility remaining.

49 posted on 04/11/2012 8:10:37 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

I guess I wasn’t paying attention to Mustain sitting out a year because SC wasn’t intimidated by his mommy.


50 posted on 04/11/2012 2:23:41 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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