Per kentuckysports.co’s source inside the WKU athletic department a deal has already been agreed upon to make Jeff Brohm the next WKU Head Coach to replace the departing Bobby Petrino. Bobby Petrino will be announced as the Louisville Head Coach and the Western Kentucky athletic department will announce the hiring of Brohm shortly there after.
As a superstar for the Trinity Shamrocks Jeff Brohm is considered one of the top High School football players in the history of the state of Kentucky. After being drafted in the 7th round of the 1989 MLB draft by the Montreal Expos, Brohm chose to instead attend the hometown Louisville Cardinals. Jeff went on to star during four years as a Card where he threw for 38 totals TDs and 5,451 yards.
Jeff went on to play for 6 different NFL teams during his 7 year career at the highest level. After a year coaching for the Louisville Fire, Jeff has made collegiate coaching stops at U of L, Florida Atlantic, Illinois, and UAB before accepting his current position as Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.
Bobby Petrino was a Quarterback for Carroll college in Montana from 1980-1982. He immediately got into the coaching ranks after his college playing days were over. He has made coaching stops at the following locations: Carroll, Weber State, Idaho, Arizona State, Nevada, Utah State, Jacksonville Jaguars, Auburn, Atlanta Falcons, Arkansas, Western Kentucky and will now be making his third stop with the Louisville Cardinals (in 1998 he was the Cards offensive coordinator).
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