Petrino leaving Atlanta for Arkansas: What they're saying
Reaction to Bobby Petrino's decision Tuesday to resign as Falcons head coach to go to Arkansas:
"The best way to describe the way we feel is betrayed." -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank
"It's just bad he quit like that. That's a sad thing. For him to quit like that, it just shows his true color, like a coward with a yellow stripe down his back. That's how I look at it.''-- Jaguars defensive end Grady Jackson, who was cut by Petrino in October.
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PETRINO LEAVES FALCONS
Bobby Petrino resigned after just 13 games as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and took the head coach job at the University of Arkansas. Reaction was swift ... and sharp.
News• Blank composed, but upset by Petrino
• Thomas named interim head coach
• Arkansas says Herring will coach bowl game
• Petrino resigns, goes to Arkansas
Reaction• What they're saying
• Pasquarelli: Are "rookie" NFL head coaches worth the risk?
• Pasquarelli: Passing on the old college try?
• Forde: It's buyer beware for Razorback Nation
• Pasquarelli: Petrino the nomad
• Chadiha: Blank can only blame himself
Video• Blank disappointed
• Salisbury: Petrino's a fraud
• Forde: No surprise
• Mortensen: Petrino's head is in college
• DeAngelo Hall reacts
• Petrino resigns