This Is Texas; Please Keep Your Foresome Moving

So that’s two close calls for Matt Nader. The former Westlake High School (Texas) football player nearly died in 2006 when, asĀ  a senior lineman, he collapsed on the sideline during a game at College Station. His life was saved by an automated external defibrillator, and the University of Texas, with whom he had earned a football scholarship, honored the deal and let him pursue his education. Although his football playing career was over, Nader earned a spot as a student assistant coach with the Longhorns.

Then on Monday, Nader was playing golf with friends at Lions Municipal Golf Course in Austin, when a man behind them began complaining that they weren’t playing fast enough. The argument spilled into the parking lot following play, which is when Edwin Dailey, 73, allegedly pulled a .25-caliber Browning handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets and pointed it at Nader. Yikes. Bonus quote from Mr. Crazy: “If I feel threatened, I am morally obligated to destroy you.” Read more…