Team Petrino plan rally to support Arkansas coach
It seems there is a Facebook page for everything these days, so the fact that over 8,000 Arkansas fans and counting have joined a group nicknamed Team Petrino should not be all too surprising.
The Facebook group, named TEAM SAVE COACH PETRINO, asks fans to email Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long to “express support for Coach Petrino to remain the head coach of our football team.”
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What message will Arkansas send with Bobby Petrino?
What do you do when somebody you hired lies to you about the specific details about an auto accident, and the possible hiring of a staff member on your watch? That is the predicament Arkansas Athletics Director Jeff Long is currently working through.
On Thursday night Long announced that Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino was being placed on paid administrative leave, so that Long may investigate the details about Petrino’s recent motorcycle accident and relationship with Jessica Dorrell, who was recently hired as the schools’ new student-athlete development coordinator for the football program by Petrino. Arkansas assistant coach Taver Johnson has been named interim head coach while Petrino is on leave.
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