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Bobby Petrino Is Getting Destroyed For What He Did vs. Florida State

Bobby Petrino ahead of a game for Louisville.

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Bobby Petrino of the Louisville Cardinals watches his team warm up before a game against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium on December 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Louisville is off to a rough start to the 2018 season. Things got rougher today, and head coach Bobby Petrino is bearing the brunt of it.

With less than two minutes remaining, the Cardinals led Florida State 24-21 and had the ball in FSU territory. The Seminoles only had two timeouts left.

Conventional wisdom says run the ball, burn some clock and make them use their timeouts. Even if you have to settle for a field goal, you're still in good shape.

Well, Petrino opted to throw on first down, and quarterback Jawan Pass was intercepted.

Making matters worse, after Louisville forced Florida State into a third-and-6 situation, this happened.

Louisville wound up losing 28-24, and Petrino is being skewered by fans and media alike. No doubt about it, he screwed up his endgame management.

With the loss, Louisville is 2-3 on the season. Their two wins are over Indiana State and Western Kentucky, while their three losses are blowouts against Alabama and Virginia and today's heartbreaker.

September did not treat the Cardinals well.