Paul Petrino finalist for top job at Idaho

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 3:33 a.m.

Paul Petrino, who just completed his third year as Arkansas' offensive coordinator, interviewed earlier this week for the head coaching vacancy at Idaho.

Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino interviewed for the vacant head coaching position at Idaho on Wednesday, a source in the coaching industry said. Petrino interviewed in person with Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear, who narrowed his search to five finalists over the weekend. Former Idaho head coach Chris Tormey, who is the defensive coordinator at Wyoming, and San Jose State offensive coordinator Brian Lindgren also have been identified as finalists, according to the Idaho Statesman.

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