Petrino to return to Louisville

Who says you can't go (to your onetime adopted) home again? Certainly not Bobby Petrino, who has accepted the Louisville Cardinals' head coaching position after a year at Western Kentucky and seven after leaving the school for the NFL. Now, it's hard to deny Petrino's success in the Bluegrass State's largest city; he won an Orange Bowl in 2006-07. But the 52-year-old doesn't exactly have a sterling reputation. He left the Cardinals for the Atlanta Falcons shortly after signing a 10-year contract, but coached in the NFL for just 13 games before taking the Arkansas job. Then came the infamous accident while riding a motorcycle with his mistress. Can he leave it all behind and rebuild his reputation, all while keeping Louisville -- it of a Sugar Bowl victory 12 months ago -- among college football's more successful programs?

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