Tom Jurich http://wfpl.org en 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' 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 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 Mississippi Man Accused of Trying to Extort University of Louisville Athletics http://wfpl.org/post/mississippi-man-accused-trying-extort-university-louisville-athletics <p>A Mississippi man is under a federal indictment on charges that he attempted to extort the University of Louisville athletics.</p><p>Thomas E. Ray, 35, of Jackson, Miss., was indicted this month on a single count of extortion, said the U.S. district attorney's office in Louisville. The indictment was unsealed on Thursday following Ray's arrest.</p><p>Authorities allege that Ray adopted an alias—Melinda White—and sent emails from Jackson to Kentucky in April attempting to extort $3.5 million by threatening the reputation of the UofL Athletics Association.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:01:19 +0000 Joseph Lord 7321 at http://wfpl.org Mississippi Man Accused of Trying to Extort University of Louisville Athletics Louisville Cardinals Retain Assistant Football Coach http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-retain-assistant-football-coach <p>Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt will remain on the Cardinals' football staff under "significant" penalties imposed by the school for NCAA violations committed while a Miami assistant coach.</p><p>The NCAA Tuesday announced penalties for Miami, including a two-year show-cause penalty for Hurtt requiring compliance updates to the sanctioning body. Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says that the school had suspended Hurtt but plans no additional action against him.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:44:02 +0000 Gary B. Graves | Associated Press 7298 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Retain Assistant Football Coach NCAA Allegations Against U of L's Hurtt Released http://wfpl.org/post/ncaa-allegations-against-u-ls-hurtt-released University of Louisville assistant football coach Clint Hurtt faces allegations of receiving and providing impermissible benefits while he was an assistant at Miami. The NCAA says Hurtt received a$2,500 loan and provided perks to Hurricanes recruits.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:14:47 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 4208 at http://wfpl.org NCAA Allegations Against U of L's Hurtt Released U of L's Jurich: Hurtt Will Remain On The Job While Answering NCAA Charges http://wfpl.org/post/u-ls-jurich-hurtt-will-remain-job-while-answering-ncaa-charges <p></p><p>University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says there will be no change in status for assistant football coach Clint Hurtt while he responds to allegations that he broke NCAA rules in his previous job.</p><p>Hurtt received a notice of allegations from the NCAA yesterday and has 90 days to respond.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:45:24 +0000 Rick Howlett 4134 at http://wfpl.org U of L's Jurich: Hurtt Will Remain On The Job While Answering NCAA Charges Strong Stays with UofL; Jurich Says Cardinals a Top 10 Program http://wfpl.org/post/strong-stays-uofl-jurich-says-cardinals-top-10-program <p>Tom Jurich concedes: He was nervous that Louisville football coach Charlie Strong may leave for the Tennessee Volunteers.</p><p>"Are you nuts? Of course I was nervous," Jurich, UofL's athletics director, said during a news conference.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:44:51 +0000 Joseph Lord 2837 at http://wfpl.org Strong Stays with UofL; Jurich Says Cardinals a Top 10 Program