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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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