Bo Pelini High School Hoops Pic Surfaces - Lost Lettermen

Bo Pelini High School Hoops Pic Surfaces


Those magnanimous college football coaches you see strolling along the sidelines every fall Saturday were once gawky high school kids just like you. Case in point: Nebraska’s Bo Pelini.

Pelini wasn’t just a football player at Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, OH. He also played on the Cardinals’ basketball team, and there’s a picture of Pelini rocking the short shorts and tight-fitting jersey to prove it.

Doesn’t Pelini look like he could pass for an extra in Hoosiers? The old-school style jersey and close cropped haircut makes him look like a Jimmy Chitwood clone. Alas, Pelini’s haircut is no match for the ultra-perm that Gene Chizik was rocking in his high school yearbook photo.


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