Welcome back to Louisville, Bobby Petrino. Since everyone knows you already have one foot out the door, the university made sure to put a little extra something in your contract. According to Petrino himself, his buyout is a hefty $10 million.
Petrino reveals there’s a $10 million buyout.
— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) January 9, 2014
For comparison’s sake, Louisville paid $11 million to leave the Big East for the ACC.
It cost Louisville $11 million to leave Big East. Will cost Petrino $10 million to leave Louisville
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 9, 2014
So, kick your feet up Bobby. Buy a couple of race horses. Call up Eddie Merlot’s and make sure they have a table with your name on it. Who knows, maybe you and Ricky P. can rekindle your relationship and hit the town together.
Whatever you do, make sure to stay away from the Harley dealership.