Petrino letter cites 6 causes for dismissal

Among them: $20,000 gift Dorrell used to buy a car

By: Evie Blad , Bill Bowden , Matthew Harris
Published: Saturday, April 14, 2012
Former football Coach Bobby Petrino is shown last year with Athletic Director Jeff Long (left) at the Broyles Athletic Center on campus in Fayetteville.
Photo by William Moore
Former football Coach Bobby Petrino is shown last year with Athletic Director Jeff Long (left) at the Broyles Athletic Center on campus in Fayetteville.

Former football Coach Bobby Petrino’s failure to disclose a $20,000 gift to Jessica Dorrell when he recommended hiring her for a position in the athletic department was among the reasons for his dismissal, according to a copy of his termination letter released Friday by the University of Arkansas.

Front Section, Pages 1 on 04/14/2012

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