Petrino to be named head coach

University sources: Petrino will be next University of Louisville head football coach. <b>UPDATE: WHAS11's Tony Cruise confirms Inside theVille's report that Bob Petrino will be named UofL's head coach at a 6:00 press conference today.</b>

According to sources inside the University of Louisville, Bob Petrino, current Auburn Offensive Coordinator was offered and has accepted Louisville AD Tom Jurich's offer to become the next Head Football Coach at the University of Louisville, with the announcement possibly coming as soon as this afternoon.  It is believed at this time that Petrino will forego his duties as offensive coordinator for Auburn's bowl game against Penn State on January 1, to begin work and recruiting immediately at UofL.

We'll have updates throughout the day until Coach Petrino is formally introduced as the University of Louisville's Head Football Coach.

Stay tuned to Inside theVille...your source for UofL sports information.


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