Prejudice is about ignorance and usually fear of the unknown. Discomfort. And the image of University of Minnesota coach Jerry Kill on the ground, limbs and head jerking around while he suffers another epileptic seizure, makes us feel so uncomfortable.
Just admit it. It's actually a starting point to understanding.
So Kill will return to coach his team Saturday at home against San Jose State a week after suffering his fourth seizure during a game since 2011. In the past week, he was rushed to the hospital at halftime, and then came back to work the next day. He has declined to talk about his health amid critics saying he needs to resign. His athletic director, Norwood Teague, had to announce that he supported Kill, but it took him a day to get around to it, too.
For thousands of Minnesotans with epilepsy, the talk was outrageous. And with the help of the university, which has provided free tickets, they will show up at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and walk onto the field in T-shirts -- 2,0...