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Thursday May 7th, 2015 2:42AM

Falcons hire Petrino as new coach

By The Associated Press
<p>Louisville coach Bobby Petrino agreed Sunday to become the new coach of the Atlanta Falcons, moving to the NFL less than a week after the firing of Jim Mora.</p><p>Kenny Klein, the sports information director at Louisville, said Petrino was leaving for Atlanta after guiding the Cardinals to a 12-1 season, capped by a 24-13 victory over Wake Forest in the Orange Bowl on Tuesday night.</p>
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