University of Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino allegedly had an “inappropriate relationship” with her, and he's just been fired. Let's learn a little more about Dorrell.
She was in a motorcycle crash with Petrino on April Fools' Day.
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This is how the whole scandal started: married father of four Petrino was in a minor motorcycle crash on April 1, and he admitted he was with Dorrell. He also admitted having a relationship with her. Which bothered the university because...
He had recently hired her.
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Dorrell's currently listed as Project/Program Manager with the University of Arkansas Athletics Department. According to the New York Times, Petrino hired her for this position from a pool of 159 applicants, while they were already involved in a relationship. Says Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, "Coach Petrino abused his authority when he made a staff hire that benefited himself and jeopardized the integrity of the football program."