(Advertisement)

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.

This story is only available from our archives.

Sports, Pages 17 on 12/11/2012

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Note sent by Bielema to UA's Long handed out

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2012, file photo, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema shouts from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa. . A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, that Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

New Arkansas football Coach Bret Bielema lauded Jeff Long, his new boss, for his actions in dealing with the B... Read »

Next Story »

Medical plans to be charged $63 per person

Medical plans are facing a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul. Read »