UofL’s Tyra meets with Purdue’s Jeff Brohm

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UofL’s Tyra meets with Purdue’s Jeff Brohm
Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - University of Louisville vice president of athletics Vince Tyra met with Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm on Tuesday, according to Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com.

Demling cited a source very close to the proceedings that a decision was not expected Tuesday.

“The last two weeks has been a little tough, without question, you don’t want it to happen that way,” Brohm said after the Boilermakers 28-21 win over rival Indiana on Saturday. “I get it, I understand it.”

Brohm is 13-12 in two seasons at Purdue and has the Boilermakers headed to a bowl game for the second straight season.

“I want Louisville to do what’s best for them,” Brohm added. “I’m a fan, but right now I’m the coach at Purdue and this is where I want to be and I like it here.”

Tyra fired Bobby Petrino on Nov. 11 and the Cards finished the season 2-10. They gave up 50 or more points in each of their last five games and six of the last seven, including a 56-10 loss to archrival Kentucky on Saturday.

Brohm was an assistant coach at Louisville under Petrino and Steve Kragthorpe and played quarterback at UofL from 1989-1993.

He was 30-10 in three seasons as the head coach at Western Kentucky from 2014-16, where he replaced Petrino.

Tyra texted that there is “nothing to report on interviews.”

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Posted by WAVE 3 News on Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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