Advertisement

 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -Paul Petrino is joining his brother at Arkansas.
Petrino will be the Razorbacks' offensive coordinator next season under his older brother Bobby Petrino, who was hired as Arkansas' coach Tuesday after leaving the Atlanta Falcons.
Paul Petrino worked with his brother during Bobby Petrino's 13-game stint as Atlanta's coach. The younger Petrino was the Falcons' receivers coach.
``I am really excited to be at Arkansas and be part of this great program,'' Paul Petrino said. ``I'm looking forward to competing for championships.''
Houston Nutt resigned as Arkansas' coach Nov. 26, but defensive coordinator Reggie Herring was named interim coach. Herring will coach the 25th-ranked Razorbacks in the Cotton Bowl against No. 7 Missouri, and most of Nutt's staff has been kept around for that game.
Arkansas said Friday it received a waiver from the NCAA that allows the Razorbacks to add Paul Petrino without dropping anyone from the bowl staff. Paul Petrino will recruit for Arkansas but won't be part of bowl preparation.
Paul Petrino, 40, is six years younger than his brother. He was offensive coordinator and receivers coach under his brother at Louisville for four years before the two went to the Falcons. Louisville went 41-9 under Bobby Petrino.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  
Advertisement

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Utah Season Win Total Prediction After winning 10 games a year ago will the Utah Utes suffer a setback after going through a transition offensively?
Thumbnail Texas A&M Season Win Total Prediction As recently as a couple of years ago, Texas A&M fans would’ve laughed at the notion of a make-or-break season for Kevin Sumlin. Three straight disappointments,...
Thumbnail Washington Win Total Prediction After losing six times in each of Chris Petersen's first two seasons, are the Washington Huskies a good bet to win more than 9 games in 2016?
Thumbnail Mississippi State Season Win Total Prediction When a player like Dak Prescott comes along, college football devotees simply have to lap up every breathtaking snap. The Mississippi State faithful...
Thumbnail Arkansas Season Win Total Prediction Few teams in college football ended the 2015 season with more momentum than the Arkansas Razorbacks. Now that the word is out, though,...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages

Advertisement