Gene Chizik’s daughter went to prom; he did not look pleased

I don’t have a daughter, but if I did I’m pretty confident my expression would look just like Gene Chizik’s on prom night.

The photo below might be the greatest SEC football coach picture since Steve Spurrier went to the Daytona 500 and drank beer shirtless. From the angry arms crossed, to the fact that former Auburn coach Chizik is wearing UnderArmour on top of another UnderArmour long sleeve — as he’s contractually required to do until the day he dies — to the subtle bicep flex that suggests, "I will choke you to death if your hand moves either north or south of my daughter’s hip,” everything about this photo is just perfect. 

Chizik is every dad on prom night ever. 

We really need to photoshop unimpressed Chizik into all sorts of other world events. Beginning with the Gus Malzahn introductory press conference at Auburn.  

The photo appears to come courtesy of the prom date’s mom.

This is false. 

No dad has ever liked his daughter’s prom date. 


As @mattcox tweeted me the moment this story went up on Outkick, "You’re dead right with that last part. There’s a six-year-old boy out there somewhere that I don’t even know but I despise him."

Happy Sunday to dads everywhere.