Shine On, Shmuck
With fans like these, the University of Colorado doesn’t need enemies.
In the second quarter of the home game last Saturday, November 15, against the number-13 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys, someone from the crowd –most likely a Buffs fan -- shined a green, laser-pointer light into the face of Cowboy quarterback Zac Robinson.
Long-range laser pointers received a lot of notoriety in 2005, when a man in New Jersey pointed on a small plane flying overhead. Potentially dangerous to the eyes, they have also received negative attention when people shined them at cars or at athletes like soccer players in other countries. Australia is considering a ban on them.
But in Boulder, Robinson called a time out after the light flickered around his chest and head. On the next play, though, he threw a 29-yard pass. The Cowboys went on to defeat the hapless Buffs 30-17.
Thanks a lot, Shmuck. Next time, keep your laser in your pants.
For video of the incident, click on this ESPN link.
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