Sources: Louisville settling hire of ex-QB Brohm
Jeff Brohm is going back home, as he and Louisville are finalizing an offer to make him the Cardinals’ next head football coach, sources informed ESPN on Wednesday.The agreement is
expected to be for 6 years and in the $35 million variety, sources informed ESPN. A main intro is anticipated for Thursday, sources said.Brohm, 51, has actually been the head coach at Purdue the previous 6 seasons and guided the Boilermakers to the Huge Ten championship game this season. Purdue is headed to the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl to play LSU on Jan. 1(1 p.m. ET, ABC )2 Associated Purdue scheduled a team meeting for 1 p.m. ET to inform
them players the news, sources validated to ESPN.Brohm had an exceptional playing career at Louisville, tossing for 5,451 backyards, and stays among the school’s leaders in goal passes(38)and overall offense while going 15-10 as a starter. He played 8 seasons in the NFL and XFL and was inducted into the Louisville Ring of Honor in 2006. Brohm, extensively considered among the top quarterback coaches in football, worked as a Louisville assistant coach from 2003 to 2008 and worked part of that time under Bobby Petrino. Brohm made other coaching stops at Florida Atlantic, Illinois, UAB and Western Kentucky prior to becoming the Hilltoppers’head coach in 2014. From Louisville, Kentucky, Brohm was a standout quarterback at Trinity High School. He rejected the Louisville job at the
end of the 2018 season to stay at Purdue, where he was 36-34. In general, he has a 66-44 record as a head coach.Brohm replaces Scott Satterfield, who delegated take the Cincinnati head coaching job previously today. Satterfield went 25-24 with the Cardinals, who play Cincinnati in the Fenway Bowl on Dec. 17. The Associated Press added to this report.