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Jessica Dorrell’s football job is now being advertised by Arkansas

Interested in the on-campus recruiting position Jessica Dorrell once held with the Arkansas football program? Well today’s you’re lucky day. Arkansas Sports 360 points out that Dorrell’s former job with the Razorbacks was posted online by the school on Friday:

According to Arkansas Sports 360, there have been some changes to the job description:

Changes in the job posting include more specific language about the need for prior NFL or Division I football experience, plus a desire the employee have a “working knowledge of recruiting software.”

Duties have also been adjusted for the position. There are three fewer listed. No longer listed as parts of the job: working as a football liaison with academics and oversight of the football camp website.

I just wonder if Benjamin Wilkerson and Tiffany Fields are going to have the desire to reapply. Outside of the sexual shenanigans, it is a pretty good job.

Bobby Petrino’s motorcycle from infamous crash now up for auction

After being fired last month, Bobby Petrino has seemingly dropped off the face of the earth and for all we know gone into hiding with Sarah Phillips and Gregg Williams. But that’s not stopping an integral part of the Petrino scandal from momentarily returning to the spotlight.

The 2007 “Hawg Wild” Harley Davidson that the philandering former Arkansas coach was riding when he and alleged mistress Jessica Dorrell crashed off the side of a highway last month has been put up for auction and could be yours for less than its value. Granted, there are a few repairs you’ll need to make to the mutilated bike. And by “a few repairs,” we mean $18,000 worth.

The current bid is at $4,600 with the auction ending May 30. According to Copart.com, where you can wager on the bike, the Harley’s estimated value is $16,000.

It doesn’t take a math expert to see that, with the $18 grand you’ll need to make in repairs, you’ll be overpaying for the motorcycle. But this is a bike that has history! Memorabilia collectors who specialize in items shrouded in shame and regret should be all over this one. This is like the Lewinsky dress of college football scandals.

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Jessica Dorrell used some of the $20,000 from Bobby Petrino on wedding expenses

The whole affair between Jessica Dorrell and Bobby Petrino is so messy, there are so many dirty angles to dissect. One item I missed when the notes of Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long were released last week was that Dorrell, who was having an affair with Petrino despite being engaged to be married, used some of her $20,000 gift from the football coach on wedding expenses.

According to the Associated Press, she used the money on a car, wedding expenses, and a vacation.

How disgusting is that? The woman was sleeping with Petrino while planning a wedding with another man, and she used that money for the wedding.

Additionally, Dorrell told Long that they were intimate “four to six times” since September and that their last “encounter” was around National Signing Day on February 1.

I guess Petrino really scored big that day.

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Jessica Dorrell agreed not to sue Arkansas

It was natural to figure that when Jessica Dorrell agreed to a $14,000 settlement with the University of Arkansas for her role in the Bobby Petrino scandal, she was surrendering her right to sue the school. Turns out that was the case.

Dorrell’s resignation agreement is 14 pages long and specifically states that she cannot sue the school, and that she must speak positively about the breakup between the two parties.

Here is the exact language from the agreement, according to Arkansas News:

The agreement says there is a “convenant [sic] not to sue” and Arkansas is not responsible for paying Dorrell’s legal fees.

“In the even [sic] Ms. Dorrell is asked about her employment and resignation at the University, Ms. Dorrell covenants and agrees to state that any and all disputes were resolved amicably or words of a similar effect,” the agreement says.

“Ms. Dorrell covenants and agrees not to undertake any activity to profit off the events relating to or leading to her employment and resignation from the University of Arkansas or the events giving rise to this Agreement.”

This is a significant detail concerning the scandal because Dorrell has a legitimate sexual harassment claim she could make against the school. Thinking outside the box for a second, the agreement wouldn’t prevent Dorrell from suing Petrino individually. However, it seems like Dorrell is hoping this will go away so she can get her life back, so a lawsuit wouldn’t really make sense for her.

On the downside, so much for the book deal and Playboy spread everyone was envisioning.

Jessica Dorrell-Bobby Petrino relationship became physical in October when she asked ‘Are you going to kiss me?’

A timeline of the relationship between Jessica Dorrell and Bobby Petrino indicates that the relationship between the two became physical when they kissed last October, and ended when they decided to remain just friends in February.

The timeline became public thanks to notes compiled by Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long that were released to The Associated Press via the Freedom of Information Act. According to Long’s notes, phone records show the two began exchanging and text messages last April or May. They exchanged over 2,000 texts in both September and October, which is when the relationship became physical, according to what was told to Long.

According to Long’s notes, the coach and employee shared their first kiss at Dorrell’s urging. Petrino and Dorrell reportedly were sitting in a car, eating lunch and talking and “she said are you going to kiss me.”

Below is a chart detailing the phone contact between Petrino and Dorrell (via Chris Bahn):

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Jessica Dorrell resigns from job at Arkansas, will receive $14,000 settlement

In the least surprising news since hearing that Michael Jordan was thinking about selling the Bobcats, Arkansas announced that Jessica Dorrell resigned from her job with the football team.

Dorrell was hired over 158 other applicants and was paid $20,000 by former coach Bobby Petrino upon taking the job. A few days after Petrino crashed his motorcycle, it was revealed that Dorrell was having an “inappropriate relationship” with the coach. Phone records showed they exchanged thousands of texts and hundreds of calls.

“While Ms. Dorrell had a legitimate right to apply for and accept a position within the football program, the circumstances surrounding the former coach’s decision to hire her compromised her ability to be effective in such a position,” UA athletics director Jeff Long said.

“She and I believe she should have the opportunity to move on.”

Dorrell has been on paid administrative leave since last week and now she’s done. But fret not, she’s not going home empty-handed; she also is receiving a $14,000 settlement from the school. No word on what happens with the car she bought using the $20,000 gift from Petrino.

Jessica Dorrell on paid leave, was hired over guy listing Saban, Miles as references

The inevitable fallout from Bobby Petrino’s motorcycle crash, affair, and firing is taking place. Jessica Dorrell, the mistress on the back of his motorcycle when he crashed, is officially on paid leave from her position with the Arkansas football program.

Dorrell is the football program’s student-athlete development coordinator. She was selected over 158 other candidates and her hiring was announced the week before Petrino’s motorcycle crash. As if Petrino hiring his mistress over 158 others isn’t bad enough, he also gave her a $20,000 gift.

But wait, there’s more … 40/29 Sports in Fayetteville shows us just how much favoritism went on with Dorrell’s hiring. They say the two other finalists for the position were Benjamin Wilkerson and Tiffany Fields, both of whom had strong recommendations and seemed extremely qualified.

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