Bobby Petrino to be next Bears head football coach

Missouri State has confirmed via press release that Bobby Petrino will be announced as the next head coach of Missouri State football.

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Missouri State University will host a news conference on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 8:45 a.m. to announce Bobby Petrino as its next head football coach.

The news conference will take place in the PRIME Overtime Club at JQH Arena on the Springfield campus. Doors will open at 8:15 a.m.

Petrino, who has previous head coaching stints at Arkansas, Western Kentucky and Louisville, has a career record of 119-56 in 14 seasons. He will become Missouri State’s 21st head football coach.

EARLIER

Multiple sources have confirmed to KY3 Sports Director Chad Plein that Bobby Petrino will be the next head football coach at Missouri State.

Petrino previously coached at Louisville, Arkansas, and Western Kentucky.

He has a career head coaching record of 119-56 at the FBS level, including five bowl wins.

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