Paul Bunyan's What, Brad Nessler?

Saturday, November 15, 2008

A hilarious exchange took place during the UNC-MD game this evening. As Brad Nessler was talking about the Minnesota-Wisconsin game he tried to mention the trophy that both teams play for in the rivalry, Paul Bunyan's Axe. Nessler, however, called it something else and Bob Griese was there to question him....



Pretty sure that was a Paul Bunyan's "Ass" that Nessler said the Gophers and Badgers were playing for. He tried to save it there, but I don't think he quite did. Too funny.

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 6:12 PM

14 Comments:

Nessler is still traumatized from seeing Paul Maguire's ass.

Nov 15, 2008, 6:55:00 PM  

And Terry Gannon said during Minnesota-Wisconsin "Everyone wants a piece of that axe."

JamesCraven said...
Nov 15, 2008, 7:20:00 PM  
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JFein said...
Nov 15, 2008, 7:24:00 PM  
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JFein said...
Nov 15, 2008, 8:02:00 PM  

Yay, I can see the video now. I had to re-start my CPU but I got it now. Stupid Vista.

As far as the video goes, it sounded like he said "assxe". Nonetheless, hilarious.

JFein said...
Nov 15, 2008, 8:03:00 PM  

I didn't notice until the 4th quarter that Maguire wasn't calling the game. Anybody know why he wasn't there? Just curious.

Anonymous said...
Nov 16, 2008, 3:32:00 AM  

Based on other comments readers postted on Saturday, this was one memorable game. What could have been on the minds of the announcers from this game when there's references to asses, axes, balls and wet balls? Good stuff!!

jp23 said...
Nov 16, 2008, 6:19:00 AM  

But seriously, when is the game for Paul Bunyan's ass?

Dennis said...
Nov 16, 2008, 2:06:00 PM  

Yeah this game was very enjoyable, especially as a Maryland fan... Nessler and Griese were on fire all night, kept the game interesting when neither team could score in the 2nd half.

Scott said...
Nov 16, 2008, 2:20:00 PM  

You shoulda seen the Pammy Chronicles pages this week. There was so much multiple entandres after the Nessler/griese axe comments, we even thought about a XXX rating.

JamesCraven said...
Nov 16, 2008, 2:39:00 PM  

Griese's high-pitched whiny voice has always bugged me, but I laughed when he twice said 'I thought you said ASS!' It was like he was channeling Beavis and Butthead meet Don Knotts/Barney Fife.

Me said...
Nov 16, 2008, 2:42:00 PM  

Nessler and Griese had the night of their lives last night. And I believe that Wisconsin won Paul Bunyan's ass, er, axe.

JFein said...
Nov 16, 2008, 6:01:00 PM  

This is proof positive that Maguire is only holding those two back from becoming the premier duo in college football.

Keep it coming Brad & Bob.

The Nicker said...
Nov 17, 2008, 12:50:00 AM  

Does Nessler ever get anything right?

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Jan 7, 2009, 11:06:00 PM  

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