Arkansas’ Petrino has SEC fun at Big Ten’s expense



LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Bobby Petrino has never shied away from talk of winning a national championship at Arkansas.

The Razorbacks coach believes the Southeastern Conference provides the perfect springboard and the SEC has won the last five BCS titles.

Petrino was asked Monday what Arkansas’ blueprint is for winning the school’s first championship since 1964.

Seeing a bunch of fans in the room, he had a little fun at the expense of the Big Ten: “We need to get to Atlanta and win the SEC championship game. And then history shows that you go to a national championship bowl game and draw one of those slow schools from the north and you beat them.”