Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced today that Michael Richardson, the overly intense student assistant who hit two West Virginia players during yesterday's Liberty Bowl, has been dismissed from the team.
The Liberty Bowl sure has been eventful! We've already had a Texas A&M student assistant go on a smackin' spree, and now we've got West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert taking a slap right to the dick and balls.
Texas A&M is currently taking on West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl, and one of the team's student assistants is a little too geeked out right now, so much so that he can't stop hitting West Virginia players who come near him on the sideline.
The custom of calling post-season collegiate contests "bowl" games stems from the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, so-called for the eponymous bowl-shaped stadium. But our first association with the word "bowl" of course is as a container, most often for food, keys, change, or cereal milk and cigarette ashes and…