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When you’re “responsible for management of the public image” of the Baylor University football program…

… every day is a challenge. Ken Starr, Art Briles, gang rape and cover-up galore… All in the context of a very self-righteous, very Christian campus…

It would be a challenge for anyone [“Uh we’re pleased to announce we have the final numbers… Let’s see… ’17 women [have] reported 19 sexual or physical assaults involving football players since 2011, including four gang rapes…'”] , but Heath Nielsen is really struggling with it. Maybe it’s something in the Waco water supply, but (paraphrasing Tammy Wynette) sometimes, in Waco, it’s hard to be a man.

A sportswriter was photographing a football player after a game, see.

[The writer] had received permission from a football player to take [the] photograph, and after the picture was taken “Nielsen walked up to [the writer] on the right, grabbed [him] by the throat with his right hand, squeezed and pushed him away from the football player,’ an arrest warrant affidavit … says.

When [the writer] and the player asked Nielsen what the problem was, he replied, “He’s abusing his privileges,” the affidavit said.

To review: This is the guy in charge of managing the team’s public image.

Margaret Soltan, November 22, 2016 11:51AM
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3 Responses to “When you’re “responsible for management of the public image” of the Baylor University football program…”

  1. dmf Says:

    sounds like he has a future with Trump’s PR/press team

  2. JND Says:

    Where do schools find these idiots? I thought employment these days was a buyer’s market. You’d think they could find a PR guy who wouldn’t assault members of the media.

  3. Margaret Soltan Says:

    JND: “You’d think…” LOL. I know. As I say in the post, there’s something about Waco that makes beasts of men.

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