What does Petrino’s firing say about Arkansas — or the country? By Letters to the Editor April 16, 2012 You have viewed 1 of 10 this month. Want uninterrupted access to TheMercury.com on your computer, smartphone and tablet? We have many subscription options to fit your needs. See my options To the Editor: Recently the football coach at the University of Arkansas, Bobby Petrino, was fired. What have we learned?