Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/17/14

Here is someone that will not be in the running for Father of the Year. Gannon Mendez, 41, allegedly beat his 9-year-old son because he informed a classmate that he was a fan of the Oklahoma Sooners, and not instate rival and team of choice for his father, the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Mendez, who was under investigation at one time for providing illegal benefits to football players, allegedly hit his son with a wooden paddle when he learned of his treason. But it doesn’t end with the paddle, as it appears that Mendez is much crazier than just that. According to KFOR-TV: Prosecutors also claim that Mendez would repeatedly take the boy to a football field and make him run until he puked. An affidavit details in addition to being routinely spanked with a paddle, the suspect chopped up soap and pushed it into the victim’s mouth. The victim also reported Mendez squeezes his nose until it bleeds, tells him he will end up in hell and would wake him up every 30 minutes through the night to do push ups. “It’s infuriating to me to see an adult harm a child like that,” said neighbor John Hopper. Agree, it [...]

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