Friday, March 18, 2011

Link-worthy item of the day

From yesterday's paper:

Not just one played the race card. Or, rather, the reverse race card.

In the attempt to give their Division I football program extra appeal to Fiaalii “Junior” Togiaso, a senior lineman at La Jolla Country Day School, recruiters looked at the obvious and began rattling off numbers. Specifically, they noted how many Samoans they already had on their college teams, including a plethora of Polynesians at the University of Utah.

“Coach,” Togiaso asked point-blank, “how many of them are civil engineering majors?”

Silence. Blank stare.

Read more of Junior's inspirational story here.

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