Naughty Goldy Gopher Mocks Penn State, Jesus

Did University of Minnesota mascot Goldy Gopher go too far when he mimicked Penn State defensive end Jerome Hayes praying in the end zone on Saturday? The guy who shot this video (seen following the jump) obviously thinks so.

Goldy Gopher

“He clearly mocked his prayer. That’s not cool,” says the camera operator, who is apparently a Penn State fan annoyed with the gopher’s antics. What was Hayes’ reaction? Will Goldy have to answer to a higher authority? And by “higher authority,” do I mean Joe Paterno?

Answers, and the video, following the jump.

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H/T MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE, WIZARD OF ODDS.

Only one thing is certain about Goldy: he has issues. Dark, confusing, laundry-related issues.