Everybody admits that Bobby Petrino was a great coach. Take a look at this comment from Chris Smith of Forbes:
Petrino has plenty of time to find a new job, and he is likely to receive several offers. Morally repugnant as he might be, Petrino’s on-field performance has been stellar. Through eight seasons as head coach of Louisville and Arkansas, Petrino has amassed a 75-26 record and failed to qualify for a bowl game just once. Many schools will undoubtedly take a pass because of the coach’s character flaws, but at least a few teams will gladly overlook Petrino’s off-field incidents in order to secure his services.
Bobby Petrino was a great babysitter according to my friend in Louisville. He said when Petrino left then all these players got thrown in jail and off the team. Sure enough we have had very few problems at Arkansas during Petrino’s time as Arkansas coach but when he left we had 6 players in trouble with the law in the last few months.
Max Brantley of the Arkansas Times has rightly pointed out that there have been many mistakes made by the Razorbacks in the last few decades. However, nobody has been able to manage their players better than Petrino in my view.
Everybody admits that Bobby Petrino was a great coach. Take a look at this comment from Chris Smith of Forbes: Petrino has plenty of time to find a new job, and he is likely to receive several offers. Morally repugnant as he might be, Petrino’s on-field performance has been stellar. Through eight seasons as head [...]
I am a little confused about these rankings below. I don’t know why Auburn slipped in before Tennessee. I understand why the recruiting base put some of the schools in the leader position but I think the tradition should have been weighed more. ESPN’s website had this article below: Ranking the SEC coaching jobs July, 10, [...]
Kentucky had some great games against Arkansas in the past. Of course, the 7 overtime game is still an NCAA record. This year I think the Razorbacks should prevail against the Wildcats and even this reviewer from Kentucky below agrees. He has his hopes up that they will win against Georgia and Tennessee and I [...]
I think Tyler Wilson is the best quarterback in the SEC but here is what others think: The Southeastern Conference possesses some of college football’s best quarterbacks, and plenty of youngsters ready to emerge. Here are my rankings of the signal callers headed into the season: 1. A.J. McCarron, Alabama, Jr. McCarron tops the list, [...]
I think Tyler Wilson is the best quarterback in the SEC, but what do others think? 247 sports notes: First in a series that goes position by position to rate the best players and units in the Southeastern Conference. Today: the quarterbacks. Georgia’s Aaron Murray will be the top rated quarterback in the SEC heading [...]
Who is the best qb in the SEC? I think it is Tyler Wilson!!! Below are what some others think. PREV 12 of 14 NEXT Year: Junior 2011 Stats: 238-376 (63.3%) 21 TD, 11 INT It was a promising sophomore season for Franklin, who added 981 yards and 15 touchdowns on the ground to his [...]
I was enjoying my lunch at an extended family lunch that included about two dozen relatives from several states. Several of mine relatives have been dating Tennessee fans!!! Can you believe it? I must confess that my relatives themselves are fans of several different teams. Two of my sisters graduated from Ole Miss and one [...]
Low blow from CBS on John L. Smith. I think it is probably right to say that Derek Dooley is on the hot seat at Tennessee but to say that John L. Smith is on the hot seat at Arkansas is really silly. John L. Smith is in a great situation because he only has [...]
Bobby Petrino and Jessica Dorrell Bobby Petrino always had plans to live in Fayetteville the rest of his life. Why else would he have committed to the 18 million dollar buyout in his contract. He also showed that he had longterm plans to stay in Arkansas because he invested 2.5 million in a home here. [...]
Bobby Petrino and Jessica Dorrell I was so happy a few months ago with the Razorbacks’ football future firmly in Bobby Petrino’s hands. Things were going so well. I mentioned to a friend that I was 16 back in 1977 when Lou Holtz led the Razorbacks that season to a 11-1 record and a third [...]