Published Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:00 am / Updated at 12:31 am
A real interview with the fake Bo Pelini

I had hoped to interview the real Bo Pelini about the fake Bo Pelini, but the Nebraska football coach rightfully let his brilliant tweet stand.

Instead, I settled for fake Bo. And here's what Faux Pelini had to say:

EG: What was the best thing about this past season?

FP: My favorite was that day I didn't get fired from my job.

EG: Does your wife feel like a widow in football season?

FP: Who?

EG: Do you shout at home?

FP: Only when I'm awake.

EG: What's the name of your cat?


EG: What do you and Bo have in common?

FP: We both have Twitter accounts with “Pelini” in the name and we both miss Ndamukong Suh a lot.

EG: Has “Not Shawn Eichorst” (@NotADEichorst, the parody account of Nebraska's athletic director) ever threatened your job?

FP: I make more money than him so I think we know who's in charge.

EG: Now that you and @BoPelini have said hello, what's next in your future?

FP: @BarackFauxbama I guess.

EG: What would surprise people to know about you, Faux?

FP: I'm actually Tom Osborne.

Contact the writer: Erin Grace    |   402-444-1136    |  

Erin is a columnist who tries to find interesting stories and get them into the paper. She's drawn to the idea that everyday life offers something extraordinary.

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