JV Football Coach Makes Losing Team Lie on Graves

It does not work
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2011 12:28 PM CDT
How ... inspirational?   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A JV football coach in the Syracuse area falls a little short in the "Win-one-for-the-Gipper" department: After a loss this weekend, the Marcellus coach stopped the team bus at a cemetery and made his players lie atop graves for several minutes, reports the Syracuse Post-Standard. Jim Marsh's message: See, these dead people would love the chance to get up and play, unlike you sorry Mustangs. Now, arise and resurrect your season! Instead of getting inspired, players got the heebie-jeebies and told their parents. The district is investigating.

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