FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The former mistress of Bobby Petrino was hired over 158 other applicants after a fast-tracked interview process that athletic director Jeff Long requested at the behest of the now-fired coach
According to more than 500 pages of documents released by the university, Dorrell submitted a single-page resume expressing her interest in becoming the football program's student-athlete development coordinator job. She was among three finalists interviewed and was hired by Petrino in late March at a salary of nearly $56,000. The other two finalists listed specific football credentials, while Dorrell did not.
Petrino was fired this week for not disclosing their affair - a conflict of interest - and she has been put on paid leave.
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