Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Whither Gary Barnett? | by Mike

Mark Mangino's recent statements, discussed in Sean's post, cannot help but bring to mind the nefarious Gary Barnett's comments in the wake of Lou Holtz's retirement.

Once news of Willingham's departure reached the Notre Dame message boards, the Barnett quips predictably made the rounds. However, Irish fans were left to wonder why Barnett made no such public proclamation this time.

The reason?

Mark Mangino ate him.

Kansas coach Mark Mangino, above, attempts to gain the attention of the nacho vendor during his team's 13-7 loss at Iowa State. (AP)