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Note sent by Bielema to UA's Long handed out

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:16 a.m.

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 Bobby Petrino scandal in a handwritten note that included the line “It was the right call!” The note was released Monday by the University of Arkansas.

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