Summarized by Kent Larsen
Things you miss on your mission (Some coaches already are feeling the heat)
Miami FL Sun-Sentinel 30Sep99 S2
By Chris Perkins
LDS Offensive lineman Faasea Mailo of the University of Southern
California may have cost his team a game recently. Mailo was called
for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty when he removed his helmet
with 3:08 left in the game, after his team scored a go-ahead
touchdown. Removing your helmet is against NCAA rules.
As a result, USC had to kick its extra point from 15 yards farther
back, and was unable to make the point. USC then ended up with a tie,
which was finally lost in triple overtime. Mailo, who is returning to
play following his LDS mission, said he was unaware that he had
broken the rule, "I guess I've been away from the game too long."