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It turns out Larry Fedora is everyone’s crank uncle

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NCAA Football: ACC Media Days Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Media days are supposed to be boring, with coaches going through the motions about various offseason good vibes and such. Larry Fedora, however, is here to spice things up, and by spice things up, I mean fire off a bunch of ill-considered remarks about football, brain injuries, and the United damned States of fine-ass America, dammit.

Hey man, they play football in Canada too, y’know. While you’re too busy going full InfoWars over here. At any rate, this is the single dumbest thing I have heard in at least an hour. Football is a fine sport, but it is always evolving, and it is never going to stop changing. There was a time when prominent football men thought the forward pass was an awful thing only used by wimps.

If you want to conflate legitimate concerns about the health of people playing the sport with an attack on its existence, that’s your dumb-ass business, I suppose.

You know, we’re living in a society!

Fedora has been embarrassingly careless with his own players’ head injuries before, so we shouldn’t be surprised that this is how he feels. It’s this blockhead meat sandwich of a mentality that established the whole macho football-is-a-war-we’re-soldiers-and-nothing-hurts shit that he’s circling around in the first place. It’s destructive and it’s nonsense, and if you’re Bryn Renner, it’s probably dangerous, too.