Found October 22, 2012 on Football Nation:
Maybe nice guys can finish first.“The winningest coach in Oregon State football history might also be the nicest,” said ESPN reporter Gene Wojciechowski of Beavers’ head coach Mike Riley.“Coach Riley, he’s a calm guy. He will definitely get his point across, but he doesn’t have to do it with yelling” said wide receiver Brandin Cooks in an ESPN interview.This year, however, he might yell from excitement. Riley, in his 12th year with Oregon State University, is having the season of his life. At 6-0 overall and 4-0 in conference, the Beavers are ranked 7th in the BCS standings, just behind arch rival Oregon in the Pac-12. Riley is following in the footsteps of his father who also coached at Oregon State.“He never uses curse words or foul language,” OSU wide receiver Markus Wheaton told ESPN. “He might say ‘jiminy Christmas.’”Nice to know in this politically correct world someone still has the guts to say Christmas. Riley and his team have lots of guts and lots of heart. They needed that
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