When Everson Griffen was an innocent student at USC, Pete Carroll decided to play an innocent April Fool’s joke on his big defensive end. Carroll had a prank set up that involved police officers interrupting a team meeting and claiming they had video of Griffen “physically assaulting a freshman.” The officers fake arrested him, but the video turned out to be footage of Griffen pancaking a freshman offensive lineman. Check it out:
Years later, Griffen would go on to be arrested twice in one week and Tasered for grabbing an officer’s nuts. Pete Carroll: psychic who could see the future, or voodoo specialist who put a hex on his player? I’ll let you be the judge of that one.