Bobby Petrino

NFL Draft: Why Bobby Petrino believes Missouri State's Eric Johnson should be selected

When Bobby Petrino was first getting started as the Missouri State head football coach, his friend Mark Gorscak visited practice and took a look at the team. Gorscak, a longtime scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers, came away impressed with Eric Johnson, a Bears defensive tackle who had become a mainstay on the defensive line in previous seasons under the former regime. ...
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Arkansas football: Razorbacks' family weekend coincides with home game against Bobby Petrino, Missouri State

Intentional or not, Arkansas' family weekend for Fall 2022 will coincide with the return of a face that Razorback football fans are well familiar with to Fayetteville. Arkansas football is slated to host Missouri State, which has been under the direction of former Razorbacks head coach Bobby Petrino since the 2020 season, on Sept. 17, which was listed as family weekend in a post put out by the Arkansas football team on Thursday.

Urban Meyer leaves Jaguars after 13 games. It's not the only similarity to Bobby Petrino.

Urban Meyer's early departure from Jacksonville brings to mind another college football coach who failed to make it through his first season in the NFL. The Jaguars fired Meyer in the wee hours Thursday morning after a 2-11 start to the season. The poor record came with a long list of controversies, from the hiring of Chris Doyle to the dancing video at his Ohio sports bar, from reportedly calling his assistants losers to reportedly kicking Josh Lambo before a preseason game.

Bobby Petrino in the mix for open FBS coaching job, per report

Bobby Petrino is currently the head coach at Missouri State. But, he could be eyeing a return to the FBS ranks. The former Arkansas and Louisville coach is reportedly in the mix for an open FBS position, per Per the report, Petrino’s name has come up in connection with...

Bobby Petrino Says Missouri State Would’ve Gone For Win Had it Scored Late vs. OSU

Oklahoma State’s defense held strong late on Saturday against Missouri State, getting sacks on third and fourth down as the Cowboys led 23-16 that effectively iced the game. The stops were big in the moment to allow OSU’s offense to bleed out the clock while also avoiding a potential scenario in which Missouri State could’ve forced OT. Yet they were even bigger in hindsight, because Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino said after the game that they would’ve gone for two — and tried ending the game — instead of playing for extra time.

What Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino said before game vs. Oklahoma State

Bobby Petrino is set to begin his second season as head coach at Missouri State when the Bears travel to face Oklahoma State Saturday inside Boone Pickens Stadium. The longtime college football coach recently had stints at Arkansas, Western Kentucky and twice at Louisville, helping guide current Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson to the Heisman Trophy in 2016. During his first year at Missouri State, Petrino led the Bears to their first winning record since 2009 and first NCAA Division I-AA appearance since 1990.