09/19/2013 09:17 am ET

What's The Most Memorable Coaching Rant? |


Coaches are always trying to be No. 1, whether it's in the polls, the standings or the papers. But sometimes, being No. 1 isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sometimes, it's the last place in the world you want to find yourself.

It's with that in mind that we recognize Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, who essentially flipped the verbal bird to Cornhusker football fans by telling them to screw off on an audio recording that made its way to Deadspin this week, two years after the fact. It was strong stuff, no doubt, and if he doesn't win soon, Pelini could get fired because of it.

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