Paul Petrino to make $425,000 as Arkansas’ OC

New Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino will make

$425,000 annually, plus another $50,000 for speaking


Petrino, formerly the offensive coordinator at Illinois, was

hired by the Razorbacks on Tuesday to replace Garrick McGee, who

was hired as the head coach at Alabama-Birmingham. McGee made

$425,000 as Arkansas’ offensive coordinator.

The school released the salary figures Friday.

Petrino previously served as the Razorbacks’ offensive

coordinator during the 2008-09 seasons under Bobby Petrino, his

brother. While with the Illini, he helped guide an offense that

broke school records for points per game (32.5) in 2010.

Arkansas is still looking for two assistant coaches following

the resignation of defensive coordinator Willy Robinson and

departure of special teams coordinator John L. Smith to become the

head coach at Weber State.