Did you ever have a nickname in high school or college that embarrassed you? One so bad you would spend nights awake in bed plotting the deaths of every single person that called to that name? One where you has a specific cruel and torturous end for the person that came up with the name? One that if you had a parent that called you by that name, you planned to cut off contact with them and their potential grandchildren? One where...
Uh, excuse me, getting a little off course there.
(*Takes deep breath. Calls Therapist*)
Anyhow, Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz was asked by the Des Moines Register if he had an embarrassing nickname in high school or college. Naturally, he did. It was also one so spectacularly embarrassing that it probably blows your being called something rude and obnoxious out of the water.
Why? He was called "Fetus-Head."
“Fetus Head, that was one. Helmets didn’t fit so well back in the
day. I’ve got a head that’s kind of shaped l...