The Louisville Cardinals are set to hire Bobby Petrino to be their next head coach after he spent the previous year coaching the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.
That has to make Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator Mike Zimmer happy. While coaching under Petrino with the Atlanta Falcons, the team went 4-12, and Petrino resigned with three games left to take the job with the Arkansas Razorbacks.
That led Zimmer to share some rather “colorful” thoughts when asked about Petrino in an interview with Cincinnati.com:
“He is a coward. Put that in quotes. He ruined a bunch of people’s lives, a bunch of people’s families, kids, because he didn’t have enough nuts to stay there and finish the job. That’s the truth.”
“He came in and said he resigned, he would talk to us all at a later date, walked out of the office and no one has ever talked to him since. Not that anybody wanted to.
“He’s a gutless b—–d. Quote that. I don’t give a s—.”
The fact that Bobby Petrino can be a head coach and Mike Zimmer is…surprising to say the least.
How does Bobby Petrino get another major college gig and Mike Zimmer can’t get one NFL head coach opening? Uneffingbelievable
— Joe Reedy (@joereedy) January 8, 2014
As Al Davis once said, just win baby! Nothing else seems to matter when that’s the case.
Petrino is a changed man? Last time I heard something that funny I fell off my motorcycle
— My Cool Roo-Dolph (@MRudolphComedy) January 8, 2014
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