Unfortunately for Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Washington Post and a graduate of Ohio State, he got to witness former OSU coach Woody Hayes up-close and probably too personal.
Downie Jr. worked for The Lantern (Ohio State's student newspaper) in the early 1960s. He had several memorable moments, especially his time with the legendary Hayes.
In a story reported in The Lantern, Downie said: "If the team lost or tied, he would conduct an interview in the nude. He was an ugly guy, so it would clear the locker room out pretty fast."
Friday, February 13, 2009
Idea For Joe Maddon?
Want the Rays to go 162-0? Branson Wright quotes Leonard Downie Jr. on Woody Hayes:
-- By Doug at 4:34 PM