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Falcon's Coach Petrino Leaves NFL for College Ball

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Falcon's Coach Petrino Leaves NFL for College Ball

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Falcon's Coach Petrino Leaves NFL for College Ball

Falcon's Coach Petrino Leaves NFL for College Ball

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A difficult year for the Atlanta Falcons turned worse when Bobby Petrino resigned as head coach just after 13 games with the team. Then, hours later, Petrino resurfaced as head coach of college football's Arkansas Razorbacks. The team has suffered in the wake of its star quarterback Michael Vick's arrests on federal dogfighting charges.

Bill Curry, an ESPN football analyst, speaks about the team's troubles with Steve Inskeep.