Hilltoppers give Petrino shot

Ousted Hogs coach tries to revive career in Sun Belt

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:19 a.m.

New Western Kentucky head coach Bobby Petrino, left, holds up a jersey with athletic director Todd Stewart during an NCAA college football news conference, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Bowling Green, Ky. The 51-year-old was fired by Arkansas in April for a "pattern of misleading" behavior following an accident in which the coach was injured while riding a motorcycle with his mistress as a passenger but now wants to make the most of his second chance. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Joe Imel)

Former Arkansas Coach Bobby Petrino accepted a Sun Belt Conference job Monday, but not at Arkansas State, where weekend rumors had him landing.

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