Molding character(s)

This is one of the funniest stories I’ve read in a while.

Texas A&M University-Commerce football Head Coach Guy Morris admitted to police that his team was responsible for the removal of student newspapers distributed on campus Wednesday.

The East Texan published a story on Wednesday titled “Football Player Arrested in Drug Bust.”

Lt. Jason Bone, crime information officer, later interviewed Morris, who admitted to his team members’ involvement in the theft and said he supported their actions.

“I am proud of my players for doing that,” Morris said. “This was the best team building exercise we have ever done.”

Well, not that part.  That’s the “what a maroon!” part.  Here’s the punchline:

… According to Bone’s police report, Athletic Director Carlton Cooper said the football team could not have stolen the papers without the aid of outside help.

“I don’t think they are smart enough to do this on their own,” he said.

Sounds like a helluva school.


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7 responses to “Molding character(s)

  1. Bulldog Bry

    Wow, Cooper really threw his team under the ……oh, wait. He really sold them out.

    Wonder how Morris feels about that statement?


  2. In terms of AD podium gaffes, this trumps Dave Braine saying NATS would not be able to keep with the joneses.



  3. truck

    That was damn near*, “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.”

    (* Except for the fat and drunk part, that is.)


  4. aristoggle

    Wow! I’ll bet Kifffin is kicking himself.

    If stealing newspapers is a good team-building exercise, then armed robbery must be fantastic! Better than a ropes course any day.


  5. Dog in Fla

    There’s a whole lot of teambuilding sh!t to do at TAMU-Commerce

    such as magic tricks, build snowmen, be an ancillary aggie and generally **** off but the historic tradition is to smoke two joints and steal student newspapers…

    Coach Guy Morris brought some teambuilding exercises with him from when he had duty in Waco trying to head up the Baylor football – not basketball, thank God – program.


  6. senator – you need to find a way for your posts to be shared via fancy new media and such.


  7. almightytmc1

    Now that is some “outside-the-box” thinking. I smell a “Coach of the Year” award in someone’s future.