VIDEO: Bobby Petrino Introduced As UofL's New Head Coach
01/09/2014 06:12 PM
After seven years away, Bobby Petrino is back in the ‘ville, coaching the Cards. In that time, Petrino faced adversity and controversy. He returns to the city and school he calls “home” a new man and a changed coach.
Getting Petrino costs the Cards $3.5 million a year for seven years. But Petrino had to prove he wanted to stay at UofL. So his buyout clause over the next four years is a staggering $10 million. Athletic director Tom Jurich said that number could have been even bigger but it did not need to be.
Probably the group of people most anxious about the hire are the guys who will work with Petrino every day… the players. Petrino met with the his guys this morning, and if first impressions mean anything, the two sides seemed to bond somewhat.
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