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L'ville AD: Bobby Petrino accepts job

Updated: January 9, 2014, 10:38 AM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

Western Kentucky's Bobby Petrino has agreed to become Louisville's coach, even though the contract or buyout terms have not been finalized, UL athletic director Tom Jurich told ESPN.

Jurich told ESPN that Petrino told him, "I don't need anything in writing; I can trust Tom."

Petrino's contract is expected to be a seven-year deal, a source told ESPN's Joe Schad. 

Louisville has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. ET news conference Thursday to formally introduce Petrino, who ...

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