Bobby Petrino

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 30-31-0 49.18% 1-1 50.00%

Coaching Tree


Tom Coughlin


Hue Jackson, Mike Zimmer, Jonathan Gannon


Career Summary

Bobby Petrino was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1999 to 2007, finishing his career as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 31-33-0. He was the head coach of the Falcons for the 2007 season. The Falcons went 4-12-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season. He resigned from the Falcons on Tuesday, December 11, 2007. Petrino resigned from the Falcons midseason to return to college football with the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Bobby Petrino Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Petrino served as an assistant coach for Tom Coughlin. He spent three years as an assistant coach to Tom Coughlin, finishing as the offensive coordinator in 2001. During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Hue Jackson, Mike Zimmer, and Jonathan Gannon) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 87-113-2 in the regular season and 2-3 in the playoffs during their fourteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.

Playing Career

Petrino played quarterback while at college.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2013 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Head Coach 8-4-0
2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Head Coach 7-6-0
2011 Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach 11-2-0
2010 Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach 10-3-0
2009 Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach 8-5-0
2008 Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach 5-7-0
2007 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 3-10-0 0-0
2006 Louisville Cardinals Head Coach 12-1-0
2005 Louisville Cardinals Head Coach 9-3-0
2004 Louisville Cardinals Head Coach 11-1-0
2003 Louisville Cardinals Head Coach 9-4-0
2002 Auburn Tigers Offensive Coordinator 9-4-0
2001 Jacksonville Jaguars Offensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2000 Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1999 Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterbacks Coach 14-2-0 1-1
1998 Louisville Cardinals Offensive Coordinator 7-5-0
1997 Utah State Aggies Offensive Coordinator 6-6-0
1996 Utah State Aggies Offensive Coordinator 6-5-0
1995 Utah State Aggies Offensive Coordinator 4-7-0
1994 Nevada Wolf Pack Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 9-2-0
1993 Arizona State Sun Devils Quarterbacks Coach 6-5-0
1992 Arizona State Sun Devils Quarterbacks Coach 6-5-0
1991 Idaho Vandals Offensive Coordinator 6-5-0
1990 Idaho Vandals Offensive Coordinator 9-4-0
1989 Idaho Vandals Quarterbacks Coach 9-3-0

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