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Posted: Sunday, January 7th 2007 at 9:35am

Falcons hire Petrino as new coach

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino agreed Sunday to become the new coach of the Atlanta Falcons, moving to the NFL less than a week after the firing of Jim Mora.

Kenny Klein, the sports information director at Louisville, said Petrino was leaving for Atlanta after guiding the Cardinals to a 12-1 season, capped by a 24-13 victory over Wake Forest in the Orange Bowl on Tuesday night.


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