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Merkin-Worthy: Lee Corso Inducted Into Indiana University’s Sports Hall Of Fame

Time to dust off that merkin of yours, Lee Corso – or whatever it is a person does to prepare a pubic wig for wearing – because you have just been inducted into the University of Indiana Sports Hall of Fame!

For those of you who only know Corso from his frenetic, and in my opinion, highly-entertaining shenanigans on ESPN’s College Gameday show, he not only played college football at Florida State University, he also coached at the collegiate level during stops at the University of Louisville (1969–1972), Indiana University (1973–1982), and Northern Illinois University (1984). And I got that information from Wikipedia, so you know it’s true.

As coach of the Hoosiers, Corso compiled a lackluster 45-74 record , but considering that the program is usually in the bottom half of the Big Ten at best, his tenure should considered somewhat a success, not to mention that he led the Hoosiers to only their second bowl appearance in 1979.

So a hearty congratulations goes out to Mr. Corso for receiving such an esteemed honor. And if I were him, I’d go with the cream and crimson merkin for the induction ceremony. Indiana students and alumni would most certainly appreciate the subtle nod (or should it be “dangle” to the school colors.

Indiana to induct Corso, Waiters in Hall of Fame [USA Today/AP]

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