They Didn't Get the Memo | Razorback Expats

Friday, December 21, 2007

They Didn't Get the Memo

Posted By on Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 11:46 AM

Over the past week and a half, we've spent a lot of time discussing the over-the-top media reaction to the hiring of Bobby Petrino (and let's face it: it's been a blast; if there's anything we Arkansans love, it's believing that the rest of the nation has it in for us).

However, in the interest of spreading good will as the Christmas holiday draws near, we'd like to point you toward the writings of some who must not have received the memo that they were supposed to overdose on outrage. (Big thanks to reader Dave Taylor for the heads up on these pieces.)

First off, head on over to ArkansasSports360.com to catch a glimpse of a piece by Jason Whitlock on the whole Arthur Blank-Michael Vick-Bobby Petrino saga. Whitlock's bottom line: He doesn't blame Bobby for leaving Atlanta.

Also, CoachesHotSeat.com is positively ga-ga over the Hogs' hire, rating the move a 10 on a scale of 10. Sample quote: "[Petrino's] hiring by Arkansas and his arrival in the SEC alters the balance of power in that conference for as long as Petrino decides Arkansas is the place he wants to be."

Here's another: "[Tommy] Tuberville is a very good football coach, but Petrino is a great football coach."

And finally: "Bobby Petrino is a great hire for Arkansas!"

Does anyone know if Mrs. Petrino works for CoachesHotSeat?

(more at www.razorbackexpats.com)

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Razorback Expats

  • Where in the World is Charles Balentine?

    Charles Balentine remains well-known among Razorback fans for hitting the 3rd biggest shot in Arkansas history (we'll give you two guesses as to what #1 and #2 are), but many other details of his storied career are slipping away into the mists of time.
    • Apr 30, 2009
  • Tuesday Hodge Podge

    Razorback news and notes from around the web (warning: some of these links aren't exactly timely, but then again you probably already knew not to count on us for hot-off-the-presses info): * Nate Allen rips Jeff Long a new one (he even busts out the Y-word).
    • Apr 28, 2009
  • Welcome to Expat Status, Jonathan Luigs

    This year's NFL draft has come and gone. ESPN can put Mel Kiper back in the closet, or he can go back to the Pentecostal Church he pastors.
    • Apr 27, 2009
  • More »

Most Shared

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation