From the Great Author and Entrepreneurial Gordon Brent Pierce
Gordon Brent Pierce shared his thoughts on Bobby Petrino’s departure from Arkansas and the lessons left for the SEC.
His departure has been recently documented both in local and national media. Shocked by the motorcycle crash and the female companion scandal, his deathblow arrived with the hiring of John L. Smith on Monday for one season.
The Arkansas situation has certainly caught the attention of a lot of coaches around the SEC. The vast majority actually sound like they are rooting for the Razorbacks to pull it all back together and many of them fervently supports Smith’s hiring.
“This is the opposite of what the media was expecting” declared Gordon Brent Pierce. There are no SEC vultures circling Fayetteville hoping for a crumbling after all of this. You may add also that one of the nation’s elite programs was in danger of falling apart.
Hiring Smith as interim coach was not only key to ensure the program survival but essential to keep the entire Razorback´s coaching staff in their current roles.
Ironically, Petrino once took Smith’s job at Louisville and is his time to pass the baton. SEC consensus is that he’ll do an outstanding job for the program.
The whole situation is already drawing the team back together and the early outcomes are already changing a few things of Vancouver College Football.