Bo Pelini was on the Big Ten Coaches conference call an hour ago and he answered for his f-bomb fest which was unearthed by Deadspin yesterday. He made the comments two years ago, but they didn’t become public until yesterday afternoon.
First off, the people saying that Bo was admirable for talking about the rant, that he didn’t have to answer questions about it…WHAT? WTF? Just how much of a weak lap dog and cheerleading squad do you expect the media to be with that attitude?
Bo Pelini is a public figure, and this is a HUGE national story. Of course, he has to answer for it. And he did a good job with it today. I think Bo Pelini is doing damage control as well as could be expected in this situation.
Here are some Bo Pelini soundbites from today, and what I think you can read into them:
“That was a conversation that was private during emotional time. … I vented in a situation where I thought it was a private conversation..I think we’ve all said things behind closed doors that were ...