Was Nebraska reserve lineman Robby Painter caught channeling his inner Nick Novak on the sideline today?
If you don’t remember, Novak, the San Diego Chargers’ kicker, was infamously captured relieving himself on the San Diego sideline in 2011.
With his squad comfortably ahead 30-12 over Illinois late in the third quarter, cameras captured Painter, a redshirt freshman reserve in a similarly peculiar moment on the home sideline shielded by a coach with a towel and an equipment case.
If you notice, Novak used a similar “coach holding towel” technique. If you can come to another conclusion, we’d love to hear it. And since Painter is a backup, would it really have been a big deal for him to take a quick trip to the locker room bathroom?
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