Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports

Bobby Petrino will be named head coach at Western Kentucky at a 4 p.m. press conference, a person with knowledge of the matter confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.

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Petrino was fired at Arkansas on April 10 for failing to disclose the nature of his romantic relationship with Jessica Dorrell, an athletic department employee whom he had hired to a position in the football office. Days earlier, he had been in a motorcycle accident with Dorrell but told athletic director Jeff Long he was alone.

Petrino is 75-26 as a college head coach, but the fact that he landed at a Sun Belt program shows how damaging the incident was to his reputation. Western Kentucky lost Willie Taggart to South Florida last weekend.

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