Louisville to hire Purdue’s Jeff Brohm as coach: Source


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.


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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