Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll.
TOP SPORTS STORY OF 2012:
Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino speaks during a news conference in Fayetteville on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, after being released from a hospital.
Bobby Petrino’s meteoric rise as Arkansas’ football coach crashed and burned after an April 1 joy ride gone awry.Athletic Director Jeff Long fired Petrino on April 10 after an athletic department investigation turned up details that Petrino had “engaged in a pattern of misleading and manipulative behavior... before and after the motorcycle accident.” Bobby Petrino’s April Fools face plant will live on as a defining moment in his career, a ...
Sports, Pages 15 on 12/27/2012
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