Auburn and Tennessee finished the year at the bottom of the Southeastern Conference standings. Tennessee finished the year with one conference win, while Auburn went winless inside the SEC.
Shortly after the season concluded, the Tigers and Volunteers fired their head coaches and began the search for a new leader. With a major spark needed to recharge these football teams, Bobby Petrino is a great fit for both programs.
Petrino would bring a new life to either program and could restore these teams to the top of their divisions. The record speaks for itself, and Petrino has won everywhere he has been. If given the resources of these top programs, he would excel.
As these teams continue the search for a head coach, here are the five reasons that the Tigers and Volunteers should be battling to sign Bobby Petrino.