Less than one minute into my interview Sunday morning with Texas Tech offensive guard Louis Vasquez, another one of his telephone's rang and he told me: "Hold on one second, the Chargers are calling. Hold on one second.'
One second turned into one minute, two minutes. . .four minutes, fiive minutes. During the hold time, I surfed the Internet, listened to Mel Kiper Jr. yap, tweeted a couple of people (follow me), and checked my e-mail.
Then, at the six-minute mark, I heard Vasquez tell that Chargers guy: "Hold on one second.'' One second later, MY phone line went dead.
Only in America will a football player hang up on a sportswriter to talk to a football coach _without telling the sportswriter that he's about to hang up on him.
I only wanted to congratulate Vasquez and interview him for being a third-round draft pick of the San Diego Chargers. Oh well, I guess that'll happen sometimes later.
Back to tweeting.
-- Dwain Price