Bobby Petrino Video: Watch Arkansas Coach Childishly Snub LSU's Les Miles
Sometimes, you have to act like a grown man and take your beatings. Bobby Petrino never learned that lesson.
After blowing a 14-0 lead in Death Valley, the Arkansas coach was none too happy that Les Miles and company ran up the score (in his opinion) on his team. Petrino was shouting at Miles from across the field, and when the final whistle sounded, the meeting of the head coaches was brief, at best.
Petrino snubbed Miles, who was visibly stunned that his colleague would act in that manner, and I can't blame him. This is college football, not Pop Warner with a mercy rule. If you don't want a team to beat you badly, then play with some pride and stop them. It was clear that the Razorbacks had flat out quit on the field, and with national title implications hanging over the Tigers, I don't blame them for doing all they can to get there.
Furthermore, it isn't like Petrino doesn't have a history of less than scrupulous behavior, so he should think twice before looking down on another coach. This is the SEC, where the big boys play, and if he can't handle the heat, he should get out of the kitchen.
I get that he's upset his chance at a national title game appearance is out the window, but he should show respect and shake Miles' hand after what was a hard-fought game for most of the first half.
As a head coach, Petrino is supposed to set the example for his players, and after the game, he failed to do that.
It is time to stop crying and Petrino owes Miles an apology for his childish, immature behavior after an embarrassing performance by his team.
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