Purdue’s Jeff Brohm is expected to return to Louisville as the program’s new coach, a team source confirmed to The Athletic on Wednesday. ESPN first reported news of the hire. Here’s what you need to know:
- Brohm was a star quarterback for the Cardinals from 1989 to 1993.
- He posted a record of 66-44 coaching at Western Kentucky and Purdue.
- Brohm went 17-9 the past two years and led Purdue to the Big Ten West title.
SOURCE: Purdue’s Jeff Brohm is expected to return to Louisville, where he was a star QB, to become the Cards new head coach. Brohm did a terrific job at WKU & at Purdue, going 66-44. He went 17-9 the past two years and led Purdue to the B1G West title. ESPN 1st reported the hire.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) December 7, 2022
Former Louisville coach Scott Satterfield was hired by Cincinnati to be its next football coach on Monday. Satterfield went 25-24 in four seasons at Louisville, including 7-5 in 2022 with a brief appearance in the College Football Playoff rankings (No. 25 in Week 12). Satterfield’s Louisville buyout is $3.5 million.
Brohm’s deal with Louisville is expected to be six years at roughly $6 million per year, according to a source involved in the negotiations.
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