Idaho introduces Paul Petrino as coach

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

Idaho's new football coach, Paul Petrino, left, speaks while university President Duane Nellis, center, and athletic director Rob Spear listen during a news conference in Moscow, Idaho, on Monday. Petrino replaces interim coach Jason Gesser, who guided the Vandals during the final four games after Robb Akey was fired. Petrino has been the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Arkansas.

Paul Petrino opened his tenure at the University of Idaho by showing the same fire he had in two stints at Arkansas.

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