Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/11/14

I really don’t like to hush fans at a sporting event. The only time I do is when they become beligerant and aggressive, to the point where I feel physically threatened, or become concerned about the impact it may have on my child. In both instances, I will do whatever it takes to protect myself or my 7-year-old son. That being said, I have never been on the receiving end of a chant or a taunt like the one Colorado St head coach Larry Eustachy expereinced on Wedneday night in the Rams 78-56 win over Wyoming. During a moment in the game, fans began chanting ‘alcoholic’ at Eustachy. This comes nearly 10 years after Eustachy was unceremoniously fired from Iowa St after pictures surfaced of him partying with and kissing female students while the team was on a road trip at Missouri. Shortly after the story broke, Eustachy checked himself into a rehab and he is now nearing a 10-year anniverasry of sobriety. While the chants from the Cowboys’ fans was classless, it really shouldn’t make a difference to Eustachy. He knows he is sober, and he knows that he has pieced his life back together over these 10 years. [...]

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