Today Jay Christensen of TheWizOfOdds.com pointed me to a video of Boise State safety Jason Robinson blindsiding Louisiana Tech kicker Matt Nelson on a kickoff during the Broncos-Bulldogs game last week.
(WAC office calls hit “cheap” but provides no punishment)
After the Oct. 28 game, Rivals.com writer Jonathan Ford reported “Tech officials spoke with WAC Conference Commissioner Karl Benson and the WAC’s Supervisor of Officials” about the blind strike from behind. A week later, reportedly with no response from the conference office, Tech once again followed up with Benson.
While Benson has not issued a public statement on the matter, a current WAC head football coach informed me today that action regarding the incident has indeed taken place.
In one of the strangest stories I’ve seen in a loooong time, Jacksonville high school football coach Jason Robinson has been fired from his position as coach and teacher at Mandarin high school because he sent pics and video of himself to his 20-year-old girlfriend.
The girlfriend, who attends the Univ. of Central Florida, had the sexually suggestive content on her phone intercepted by her mother, who then sent the pics to the principal of Mandarin High.
In response to the photos, Principal Donna Richardson then fired Robinson and immediately banned him from the high school campus in a terse statement that was released to the media.
Dim bulb Richardson and her local school board minions may have just made Robinson a national hero. Read more…