Jeff Dubay blasts Bob Collins on the radio, calls him a "cheap-shot artist and a chump"
|Dubay's Bob Collins rant was WWE-worthy.|
On his 1500 ESPN radio show today, Jeff Dubay directly addressed the shot Bob Collins took at him on Twitter this morning.
THE BACKSTORY: MPR's Bob Collins takes cocaine shot at Jeff Dubay after Dubay calls for Kill's resignation
Collins, MPR's news blogger, tweeted: "If the face of your radio station is a cocaine addict, the face of your football program can be a guy with epilepsy." He was responding to Dubay's outspoken stance that if Gophers football coach Jerry Kill's seizures cannot be brought under control once and for all, then U of M administrators "need to make a change."
Suffice it to say that Collins' tweet left Dubay a wee bit rankled. Here's what he had to say to Collins this morning (to hear the audio for yourself, click here and listen to hour two of today's Judd & Dubay program beginning around the 6:30 mark):
This just came across on the City Pages. Apparently there is some idiot on MPR named Bob Collins who took a cocaine shot at me because I called for Kill's resignation? I have never once called for Kill's resignation!Reads like a promo the Macho Man Randy Savage would've cut back in the day, doesn't it?
Bob Collins -- number one, thanks for the cheap shop, I appreciate it. Secondly, get your facts straight, you idiot, before you go and throw stuff like this around. I have never once called for his resignation. I want the man to continue as the head coach at the U of M if he is physically able to. If he is not, then it's time for some serious discussion about his future. There should be some serious discussion about your future right now because you're nothing but a cheap-shot artist and a chump, Bob Collins.
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Collins and Dubay have kissed and made up, so to speak:
Dubay then asked Collins, "Are we good?" Here's more of the exchange from there:
@MyLittleBloggie fair enough. Many never stop calling themselves addict or alcoholic. I understand and I apologize for outburst.-- Jeff Dubay (@JeffDubay) September 17, 2013
Dubay went on to tell Collins he "might cry. This is getting ridiculous. Thanks for the great words. Couldn't feel worse about my outburst."
@MyLittleBloggie Thank you but now you're just making me feel worse about losing my temper. Say something mean please.-- Jeff Dubay (@JeffDubay) September 17, 2013
@MyLittleBloggie just a misunderstanding during a time when my radar was up due to many addiction cheap shots pouring in via Twitter.-- Jeff Dubay (@JeffDubay) September 17, 2013
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@JeffDubay that would be great. But then you'll just end up hating me for all the right reasons. Don't say you weren't warned.-- Bob Collins (@MyLittleBloggie) September 17, 2013