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Former Arkansas coach Petrino puts crashed motorcycle up for sale


FILE - This Aug. 6, 2011 file photo shows Arkansas college football coach Bobby Petrino speaking to reporters in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP)

Former Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino has decided to part ways with the motorcycle he crashed while giving ex-university employee Jessica Dorrell a ride.

The crash eventually cost Petrino his job after he lied to university officials about having the 25-year-old assistant on board when he wrecked the bike on April 1.

The 2007 Harley Davidson, with "Hawg Wild" scrawled across the gas tank, is valued at $16,000 but is in need of $18,481 in repairs, according to the auction site,

Photos of the coach's Arkansas-red bike show significant damage to the front fender and a busted head light. A note attached says the now infamous chopper goes to the highest bidder "As is -- Where is."

As of midday Wednesday, the bidding stood at just over $3,000.

Days after the crash, Petrino, a 51-year-old married father-of-four, admitted to having an "inappropriate relationship" with Dorrell, whom he hired in March to serve as the football program's student-athlete development coordinator.

Arkansas fired Petrino for violating a morals clause in his contract, while Dorrell later resigned from her post after accepting a settlement from the school.