NCAA Rent-A-Cop: The Time Is Never 3:16

Remember that crazy guy who used to run around in a rainbow wig and shove that 3:16 sign in every imagineable camera shot of sporting events?

3:16 Sign Snatched At NCAA Tournament Game

He’s now in prison after going more than a little nuts. But it’s nice to see someone trying to keep the flame alive.

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Rainbow-Wigged Fan Now Serving Life In Prison

MENTAL FLOSS has a reminder today of the most notorious fan in history, the guy we always used to see wearing the rainbow wig and toting a “John 3:16″ inside our teevee. The gent’s name is Rollen Stewart, and his tale isn’t all that interesting, but it’s Saturday and we’re not much into the Meineke Car Care Bowl (Free Jim Grobe!), so indulge us.

Rollen Stewart Rainbow Wigged Fan

During the ’70s and ’80s Stewart was all over the national television sports broadcasts, so much so that NBC Sports threatened to fire directors who showed him. Brent Musburger told ESPN that directors in TV trucks would “threaten to kill him” when they saw him appearing in shots.

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