Mixed emotions on Petrino's hire at UL 

January, 9, 2014
Jan 9
1:00
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Bob Beatty asked if the reports were true. Was Bobby Petrino indeed coming back to Louisville?

When told that Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich confirmed the reports on Wednesday night, Beatty, the immensely successful coach at Louisville (Ky.) Trinity High School, kept his answer short.

“I have one word for you,” Beatty said, before an extended pause. “Beautiful.”