Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 1:32 pm
This Letter Suggests Bret Bielema Has Been Flirting With Arkansas For Awhile
Scoop: Bret Bielema reached out to Arkansas last September to complement athletic director Jeff Long on how he handled the Bobby Petrino scandal while still at Wisconsin.
Significance: Was this undated letter one of the reasons why Bielema was recently hired as the new Razorback head coach?
Story: It turns out that former Wisconsin head coach, Bret Bielema, may have been interested in leaving the Badgers as soon as news broke that Bobby Petrino would be fired at Arkansas. The letter was made public due to a freedom of information request.
Bielema’s “Woo Pig Sooie” chant: