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Petrino names McGee as offensive coordinator

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has hired former UAB head coach Garrick McGee as the Cardinals' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

McGee's introduction on Monday was Petrino's first staff addition since being hired for the second time on Thursday. Petrino is expected to pick Todd Grantham as Louisville's defensive coordinator after Georgia coach Mark Richt said Sunday that Grantham had left the Bulldogs to accept a similar job with the Cardinals.

McGee was 5-19 in two seasons at UAB before stepping down last week. Prior to that he was Petrino's OC at Arkansas from 2010-11. The former quarterback also played for Petrino at Arizona State.

In his final season with Arkansas McGee was a finalist for the Broyles Award, given to the nation's top assistant coach.

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