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Bobby Petrino Claims His Twitter Was Hacked After Inappropriate 'Liked' Tweet Was Discovered

Bobby Petrino has joined the ranks of the many, many famous people on Twitter who claim that they were hacked after being caught doing something inappropriate.

On Wednesday, Twitter users discovered that the Louisville head football coach had 'liked' a post linking to an erotic story.

This morning, Petrino released a statement about the Twitter "incident." He says that, while he generally manages his own account, others also have access, and he believes an "unauthorized user" may have gotten access to like the tweet.

Of course, Petrino, of all people, has a bit of a credibility problem in the college football world.

Petrino made his way to Louisville for a second stint with the Cardinals after a precipitous fall from grace at Arkansas. After leading the Razorbacks to back-to-back seasons of at least 10 wins in 2010 and 2011, Petrino was involved in a motorcycle crash on an Arkansas highway in April of 2012.

After initially saying that he was alone in the crash, he eventually admitted that he was with former Razorback volleyball player Jessica Dorrell. He had hired her as an assistant with the football program that spring, and it came out that he had been cheating on his wife with her.

Petrino was fired by the Razorbacks after the incident. After a year away from the sport, he reemerged at Western Kentucky, led the Hilltoppers to an 8-4 record, and was then hired back by Louisville after Charlie Strong left for the Texas job. Petrino had left Louisville for the Atlanta Falcons after leading the Cardinals to a 12-1 season in 2006, but only lasted 13 games in his lone NFL season before taking the Arkansas job.

Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich said, at the time of Bobby Petrino's hire, that he believed the Cardinals coach to be a "changed man." A Twitter 'like' slip-up is not a huge deal, but Louisville can't be thrilled that they have to deal with it today.