Reports started coming out about half an hour ago that Arkansas Offensive Coordinator Paul Petrino would be joining Ron Zook’s staff at Illinois.
Paul is currently believed to be on his way back to Fayetteville to think things over after receiving an offer of $450-$500,000 from Illinois.
Arkansas Sports 360 “Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino is expected to take a similar position at Illinois.”
NWAHomepage.com “Petrino will be named to the Illini coaching staff as early as Monday”
IlliniHQ.com “Illinois hiring Paul Petrino as offensive coordinator”
WholeHogSports.com “Paul Petrino to leave Arkansas for Illinois, similar position”
HailToTheOrange.com “Illinois is expected to hire Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino”
MUSports.com “there were a lot of questions about Petrino being in his brother Bobby’s shadow”