AP Source: Petrino out at Arkansas




FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Bobby Petrino is out as the football coach at Arkansas.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity, and the university has scheduled a Tuesday evening news conference with athletic director Jeff Long.

Petrino was injured April 1 in a motorcycle accident. He was put on paid leave last week after admitting he lied about the presence of a female football staffer at the wreck.

This brings an end to a stunning and sudden fall for the former Atlanta Falcons coach. He finishes with a 34-17 record in four seasons, 21-5 over his final two — leading the Razorbacks to a No. 5 final ranking last season and a Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State.