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Theismann on 1010: Irish 'can't take UCF lightly'



This is what makes college football fun: One innocent little slip of the tongue can get fans all riled up, even if they're laughing along the way.


One of the nice things about having USF open with Notre Dame is there's no shortage of celebrity alums to talk with this week on the Fighting Irish side, and J.P. Peterson at 1010 AM in Tampa had former Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann on for his "Happy Hour" show Monday afternoon.

Theismann means well, of course, but during the interview, he offered up the following quote: "Trust me, everybody at Notre Dame has been talking about the fact that you can't take them lightly. You can't take UCF lightly."

There you have it: In the course of trying to show USF how much they're respected in South Bend, Theismann managed what is perhaps the greatest slight you can hand some Bulls fans: confusing them with the University of Central Florida. The folks at 1010 were nice enough to send me a 20-second snippet.

[Last modified: Monday, August 29, 2011 6:19pm]


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