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Paul Petrino to be Next Idaho Head Coach

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The University of Idaho has scheduled a news conference Monday at 1:30 p.m. (PT) to announce the hiring of Paul Petrino to beome the school's next football coach.

SWX has plans to offer live streaming video of the announcement.

*Watch the event LIVE at 1:30 p.m. on SWXRightNow.com.

 

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Story by Josh Wright of the Spokesman Review

MOSCOW, Idaho — Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino has accepted an offer to become the next Idaho football coach, the Spokesman-Review has learned.

Petrino replaces Robb Akey, who was fired on Oct. 21 after five-plus seasons. The Vandals went 1-11 this year and have had one winning season since 2000.

In addition to running the offense and coaching quarterbacks at Arkansas, Petrino has previously coached at Illinois, Louisville and with the Atlanta Falcons, among other stops. The Butte, Mont., native was an offensive and special teams assistant at Idaho from 1992-1994. He's the brother of former Arkansas and Falcons coach Bobby Petrino.

See the Full Story at: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/dec/02/paul-petrino-accepts-offer-coach-idaho/

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