Fired Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino apparently has interest in the vacant Kentucky job; the Jacksonville Jaguars plays tonight as does Florida State in our Thursday Sports News And Notes…
** The father of former Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino says he would have an interest in the vacant Kentucky coaching job. Petrino’s father says he misses coaching after he was fired at Arkansas over lying about an affair he was having with a staffer.
** In the NFL, the Jacksonville Jaguars host Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts tonight; you can hear the game live at 8pm on ESPN Radio 850/900.
** In college football, disappointing Virginia Tech hosts Florida State tonight, trying to derrail FSU’s BCS bowl game hopes.
** During the SEC teleconference on Wednesday, Gators coach Will Muschamp said wide receiver Andre Debose, (knee) defensive lineman Leon Orr, (illness) and running back Mack Brown (ankle) will probably not play this week against Louisiana-Lafayette.
** Former Texas coach Darrell Royal passes away at age 88; he invented the wishbone offense and won national titles and numerous Southwest Conference titles while coaching with the Longhorns.
** Two local high school football games today as PK Yonge hosts Keystone Heights and Santa Fe hosts Fort White.