Bobby Petrino was hired as the Head Coach at Missouri State University on January 15, 2020. Previously, he served as the Head Coach of the Louisville Cardinals football team from 2014 until the 2018 season. He previously held the same position at Louisville from 2003 to 2006. From 2008 to 2011, Petrino was the Head Football Coach at the University of Arkansas.
Petrino has directed his college teams to numerous bowl games including the first Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl games for both the Louisville Cardinals and the Arkansas Razorbacks in their programs' histories.