Published Tuesday, January 22, 2013 AT 1:57 PM / Updated at 12:58 AM
Mr. State Trooper
Sam McKewon Omaha World-Herald

A story that was initially harmless will now apparently go viral, as Deadspin and CBS Sports have picked up the tale of new transfer walk-on kicker Pat Smith, who was pulled over by a Nebraska State Trooper and given a warning after chatting with the cop about Husker football for 15 minutes.

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