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Hundreds of Louisville Cardinals fans gathered Thursday afternoon at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

They wanted to get a glimpse of UofL’s new football coach. The guy who used to be UofL’s football coach.

I was among the crowd and spoke with some of the Louisville supporters to gauge how they felt about the return of Bobby Petrino for this audio postcard.

Interactive Map: Bobby Petrino’s (Controversial) Journey Back to the Louisville Cardinals

The crowd that showed up to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium was, well, enthusiastic.

“I think I am as excited as you can be,” Brad Gent said.

And then some.

“Pretty ecstatic, Bobby is a proven winner,”  James Sims said.

Jacob Ryan is a reporter for the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.