Originally Posted by bendert58
According to ESPN, Mallett is going to play for Arkansas now. Seems like kind of a weird fit, especially because of all the negative recruiting the Razorbacks have been getting with Petrino. Plus, doesn't Petrino run the spread? Wasn't that why the Falcons brought him in, to install his offense in the NFL? Seems like if he is avoiding Rich Rodriguez's spread and isn't going to Tennessee because they hired the Richmond coach as OC, and he ran the spread the last 2 years, why would he want to go to Arkansas to run the spread?
Arkansas will run a spread, but Michigan will run a spread option. BIG difference.
Think about it, Brian Brohm was Petrino's last QB... not exactly a speedster.