Petrino leaving Atlanta for Arkansas: What they're saying

Updated: December 12, 2007, 8:06 PM ET
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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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