He left college to come to the Falcons. Bobby Petrino looked forward to great things. Then, the star QB got arrested, the team turned on him, and the fans and media turned on him. Amusingly, one of he had a QB controversy, and one of the signal callers was Joey Harrington.
A college came calling, and he said no and assured the owner he wasn't leaving.
Except that he actually took the job and left.
Who does this remind me of?