Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Compliments: I must confess that I'm not that good at accepting compliments. They make me feel uncomfortable and I try to dismiss them. But, I'm a whole lot better than Texas Tech coach Bobby Knight.
One eyewitness told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that Knight raised his voice to (Texas Tech Chancellor David) Smith after the chancellor approached him at a salad bar to compliment the coach on his recent good behavior.
The witness told the paper that Knight flew into a rage and accused Smith of being a liar, saying that there had been nothing wrong with his demeanor this year.
Now, maybe Smith was being facetious, but the wise thing to do is just smile and say: "Thanks."
Dumb, Bobby, dumb.