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Report: Petrino, Grantham already feuding (updated)

  • 10:20 pm Monday, August 18th, 2014 by Jeff Schultz
S.I. reports Bobby Petrino and Todd Grantham are already feuding. Surprise!. (AP photo)

When “reformed” Louisville coach Bobby Petrino hired former Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, it seemed like a perfect marriage — if one were to assume a petroleum truck parking in a warehouse full of plutonium is a perfect marriage.

So maybe this won’t come as a surprise:

According to, Petrino has “feuded often” with Grantham since hiring him in January. The relationship between the two is so bad, one unidentified source told S.I., that Petrino would have fired Grantham by now if he had not given him a five-year contract worth nearly $1 million annually (which, by the way, wasn’t [More]

Petrino wants Grantham? He can have him

  • 8:35 pm Sunday, January 12th, 2014 by Jeff Schultz

So is this is where Georgia fans give thanks to … Bobby Petrino?

Less than a week after Louisville made the stunning decision to rehire Petrino as its head football coach, it was Petrino’s turn to make a surprising hire: He lured Georgia’s Todd Grantham as his defensive coordinator — although “lured” might suggest Bulldog officials grabbed Grantham by the ankles and were dragged across the room as they pleaded for him not to leave, which might not be the case.

I’ll have more on this somewhat amusing development in the Dogs’ offseason in a full column on Monday. Until then, here [More]