"I Always Told Her I Would Take Her For A Ride": Notes From Bobby…

"I am still looking for ways you can remain our coach," Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long wrote in his prepared notes before a meeting with Bobby Petrino. It was April 8, and the university would fire Petrino with cause two days later. "Help me understand why this [sic] are not violations of your contract." » 4/20/12 5:30pm 4/20/12 5:30pm

Bobby Petrino Issues Apology: "I Have No One To Blame But Myself"

After Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long's emotional press conference to announce the firing of Bobby Petrino, the ex-Razorbacks football coach released this statement, apologizing for the conduct that led to his dismissal. » 4/10/12 10:56pm 4/10/12 10:56pm

Arkansas AD Jeff Long Nearly Brought To Tears While Reading Moving…

Here's the tail end of Arkansas Razorbacks athletic director Jeff Long's opening statement to his presser on the firing of head football coach Bobby Petrino. It was one of several times in his statement he was nearly brought to tears and had to stop to collect himself, which is understandable given the weight of the… » 4/10/12 8:57pm 4/10/12 8:57pm