Bobby Petrino, Arkansas Football Coach, Admits to Affair with Employee

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University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino was placed on administrative leave yesterday after he admitted to a "previous inappropriate relationship" with a former student and current school employee.

Athletic Director Jeff Long made the announcement at a press conference, as the news came to light after Petrino was involved in a motorcycle accident this week and forced to admit he was riding with 25-year old Jessica Dorrell.

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"I'm at the beginning of the review. I don't know what I'm going to find," Long said. "I hope to have a resolution soon. I certainly don't have all the answers here tonight, as we meet. But again, I have an obligation and responsibility to obtain the information and then act appropriately on that information."

Petrino is married with four children.

At his press conference on Tuesday, following the crash, he claimed he was alone on the vehicle. But a police report released later in the week revealed otherwise, forcing the coach to reveal the truth about Dorrell.

Said Petrino - who is already widely hated by football fans after he bailed on the Atlanta Falcons in 2007, just 13 games into his first season at their helm - in a statement:

"My concern was to protect my family and a previous inappropriate relationship from becoming public," he said. "In hindsight, I showed a serious mistake in judgment when I chose not to be more specific about those details. Today, I've acknowledged this previous inappropriate relationship with my family and those within the athletic department administration.

"I will fully cooperate with the university throughout this process and my hope is to repair my relationships with my family, my athletic director, the Razorback Nation and remain the head coach of the Razorbacks."


Everyone make mistakes,as christians it is our duty to forgive,for all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.


she's 25 now BUT how old was she when the affair began??


Here it is...YET another football coach who is incapable of staying faithful to his wife!!!!! Bobby Petrino is no different!!!!! I feel so sorry for his wife. She should divorce his unfaithful ass and take him to the cleaners!!!!! And, as far as I'm concerned, football coaches make the WORST husbands. They are nothing but arrogant, hypocritical, skirt-chasing and sports-obsessed WORKAHOLICS who don't pay enough loving attention to their own wives!!!!! In general, Bobby Petrino is UNFAITHFUL SCUM!!!!!


I say get rid of this guy and hire someone who really wants the job and isn't looking around for young kids to make out with.
His wife should leave the ---tard. He'll do it again and again.
Keep the jerk OUT OF SPORTS at least and away from young teens.


Lol @ white girls ..aka home wreckers.


Men never learn, stinks to be him


Oh, like liberal atheists or agnostics with non-Christian values don't fall? Yeah. Right. Oh, I'm not throwing rocks either, but it's interesting that the previous commenter just had to give a specific label to this coach. Yeah, interesting.


These so called well respected, Republican, Christian Family Values Folks keep literally falling down...I'm not throwing rocks. I hope he recovers and his wife doesn’t do a Tiger Woods on him.


lets see she's twenty five messing around with an old man old enuff to be her daddy then gets into an accident ...... Karma is a big bitch

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