Bobby Petrino was a great coach and babysitter

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.

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