You would have to try really hard in order to not hear the words “Bobby Petrino” around Louisville the past couple of days. The infamous football coach — who made a name for himself at the University of Louisville from 2003-2006 — is back with the Cardinals after some controversial career stops in the National Football League and the University of Arkansas. In Atlanta, he quit 13 games into his first season as coach (causing some uproar from players and fans), and then a storm of controversy followed him to the University of Arkansas.
We won’t get into the particulars there, but needless to say the phrases “Bobby Petrino” and “motorcycle accident” are forever linked.
Of particular import to this new story is a famous image of Petrino after he had been involved in that motorcycle accident.… Continue reading