The single best coach story I heard concerned a college football coach who purportedly made his players run wind sprints while each one held a single grape between the cheeks of his buttocks. The unfortunate soul who came in last had to eat the grapes. Haunting though this story is, I can't verify it.Of course, it may not be true. Follow the above link and check Noah's update to the story to judge for yourself.
Sunday, January 22, 2006
Slate's Timothy Noah recently asked readers to submit stories of coaches past. If true, this one's a dandy: