Petrino owes second chance to AD

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has another Power Five job because of Tom Jurich

Originally Published: August 18, 2014
By Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com

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Tom Jurich could have ignored the phone call. He could have ignored the man looking for a little bit of salvation.

Nobody would have blamed him if he had. Jurich owed Bobby Petrino absolutely nothing. Not after Petrino turned and walked away from Louisville the way that he did -- jarring Jurich and the football program for years to come.

Instead, ...

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