college football http://wfpl.org en Former Louisville QB Jeff Brohm Replaces Bobby Petrino as Western Kentucky's Coach http://wfpl.org/post/former-louisville-qb-jeff-brohm-replaces-bobby-petrino-western-kentuckys-coach <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former standout Louisville Cardinals quarterback Jeff </span>Brohm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is the new head football coach for the Western Kentucky </span>Hilltoppers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Brohm, 42, takes over a Hilltoppers team that finished 8-4—including a win over the Kentucky Wildcats—under Bobby Petrino, who was<a href="/post/interactive-timeline-bobby-petrinos-controversial-journey-back-louisville-cardinals"> introduced Thursday as the new head coach at Louisville.</a></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:44:33 +0000 Joseph Lord 8195 at http://wfpl.org Former Louisville QB Jeff Brohm Replaces Bobby Petrino as Western Kentucky's Coach Listen: Louisville Cardinals Fans React to Bobby Petrino's Hiring http://wfpl.org/post/listen-louisville-cardinals-fans-react-bobby-petrinos-hiring <p>Hundreds of Louisville Cardinals fans gathered Thursday afternoon at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.</p><p>They wanted to get a glimpse of UofL's new football coach. The guy who used to be UofL's&nbsp;football coach.</p><p class="c1"><span>I was among the crowd and spoke with some of the Louisville supporters to gauge&nbsp;how they felt about<a href="/post/petrino-introduced-cards-football-coach-says-time-its-destination-job"> the return of Bobby Petrino</a>&nbsp;for</span>&nbsp;this audio postcard.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:58:19 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8188 at http://wfpl.org Listen: Louisville Cardinals Fans React to Bobby Petrino's Hiring Petrino Introduced as Cards' Football Coach, Says This Time, It's a 'Destination Job' http://wfpl.org/post/petrino-introduced-cards-football-coach-says-time-its-destination-job <p>Bobby Petrino&nbsp;says he’s learned from his mistakes and wants to finish his football coaching career at the University of Louisville. &nbsp;</p><p>Petrino was introduced Thursday as the Cards' new coach.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"I want everyone here to know this is my destination job. &nbsp;I can’t wait to get started," he said.&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><a href="/post/interactive-timeline-bobby-petrinos-controversial-journey-back-louisville-cardinals">Interactive Timeline: Bobby Petrino's (Controversial) Journey Back to the Louisville Cardinals</a></strong></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:13:59 +0000 Rick Howlett 8182 at http://wfpl.org Petrino Introduced as Cards' Football Coach, Says This Time, It's a 'Destination Job' Interactive Timeline: Bobby Petrino's (Controversial) Journey Back to the Louisville Cardinals http://wfpl.org/post/interactive-timeline-bobby-petrinos-controversial-journey-back-louisville-cardinals <p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Bobby </span>Petrino<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;will be the Louisville Cardinals' football coach for the second time, the<a href="http://www.gocards.com/ot/bobby.html"> school announced Thursday.</a></span></p><p>Petrino, 52, has the best win percentage of any Louisville Cardinals football coach and led the team to a major postseason victory in the Orange Bowl. He had a 41-9 record during his first tenure with UofL from 2003 to 2006. In all, he has 83 career win and is known for his team's offensive prowess.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:34:34 +0000 Joseph Lord 8174 at http://wfpl.org Interactive Timeline: Bobby Petrino's (Controversial) Journey Back to the Louisville Cardinals University of Louisville Trustee Says Bobby Petrino Hiring a 'Done Deal' http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-trustee-says-bobby-petrino-hiring-done-deal <p>A member of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees says Bobby Petrino has accepted an offer to be the Cardinals next head football coach.</p><p>Jonathan Blue told The Associated Press Wednesday evening that it's a "done deal." Blue says the University of Louisville Athletic Association will meet Thursday morning and barring any unforeseen issues, is expected to approve athletic director Tom Jurich's recommendation to have Petrino replace Charlie Strong, who accepted the Texas job over the weekend.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 03:27:00 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 8179 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Trustee Says Bobby Petrino Hiring a 'Done Deal' Reports: Bobby Petrino Accepts Head Coaching Job at U of L http://wfpl.org/post/reports-bobby-petrino-accepts-head-coaching-job-u-l <p>The University of Louisville is close to hiring a new football coach, and it appears that former Cards coach Bobby Petrino&nbsp;is coming back to town to replace Charlie Strong.</p><p>Petrino interviewed for the opening Tuesday and there are <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sources--bobby-petrino-returning-for-second-stint-as-louisville-s-head-coach-174716054.html">media reports</a><a href="http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/10263027/louisville-cardinals-offer-job-bobby-petrino">&nbsp;</a>that he has been offered and will take the job.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:33:42 +0000 Rick Howlett 8170 at http://wfpl.org Reports: Bobby Petrino Accepts Head Coaching Job at U of L Strong Introduced as New University of Texas Football Coach http://wfpl.org/post/strong-introduced-new-university-texas-football-coach <p>The University of Texas has formally introduced Charlie Strong has the Longhorns’ new football coach.</p><p>Strong took the job after four years at the University of Louisville.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"This is the best of the best," Strong said at a Monday press conference in Austin. &nbsp; "We always think about the one percent of one percent, this is the top of the line.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; When you have an opportunity to go to the best, you’ve got to put your name in and just see where it’s going to take you."</span></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:19:48 +0000 Rick Howlett 8139 at http://wfpl.org Strong Introduced as New University of Texas Football Coach Up Front TV: Louisville Cardinals' Tom Jurich on How to Build an Elite College Athletics Program http://wfpl.org/post/front-tv-louisville-cardinals-tom-jurich-how-build-elite-college-athletics-program <p>With all the chatter about Charlie Strong leaving the University of Louisville football program for the University of Texas, athletic director Tom Jurich is back in the hot seat: Who to hire as the next Louisville Cardinals football coach? How will the program handle switching to the ACC under new leadership?</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 17:06:55 +0000 Jonathan Bastian 8136 at http://wfpl.org Up Front TV: Louisville Cardinals' Tom Jurich on How to Build an Elite College Athletics Program Tom Jurich Launches 'Wide Open' Search For New Louisville Cardinals Football Coach http://wfpl.org/post/tom-jurich-launches-wide-open-search-new-louisville-cardinals-football-coach <p>University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says he’ll work as quickly as possible to find a replacement for outgoing football coach Charlie Strong.</p><p>Strong is leaving U of L after four seasons to<a href="/post/ap-strong-tells-u-l-hes-taking-texas-longhorns-job"> become the head coach at Texas. &nbsp; &nbsp;</a></p><p>Without mentioning names, &nbsp;Jurich said Sunday he has a short list of candidates in mind, but the search is “wide open.”</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 18:54:12 +0000 Rick Howlett 8131 at http://wfpl.org Tom Jurich Launches 'Wide Open' Search For New Louisville Cardinals Football Coach AP: Strong Tells U of L He's Taking Texas Longhorns Job http://wfpl.org/post/ap-strong-tells-u-l-hes-taking-texas-longhorns-job <p>The University of Louisville says football coach Charlie Strong has informed Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich that he is leaving for Texas.</p><p>Strong, who was 37-15 with the Cardinals in four seasons, including 3-1 in bowl games, will replace Mack Brown.</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 05:27:22 +0000 Rick Howlett & Gary Graves | Associated Press 8124 at http://wfpl.org AP: Strong Tells U of L He's Taking Texas Longhorns Job