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TEAMS THAT WEREN'T DEEMED THE MOST HEINOUS

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Yawbeebaw: Ed Orgeron, seen here being shot out of a subterranean cannon after losing to Mississippi State and coach-killing Sylvester Croom.
Yawbeebaw: Ed Orgeron, seen here being shot out of a subterranean cannon after losing to Mississippi State and coach-killing Sylvester Croom.

Our piece on the least watchable teams in recent history left out a few teams you might consider, and that we did not include for several very obvious reasons.

For instance, we thought you had to actually have watched several of the games in question to pronounce their utter unwatchability. Iowa State under Gene Chizik probably could have qualified, but we might have seen one game they ever played. In contrast, we've watched a disgusting amount of Washington State football from late night Pac-12 beatings, and it's just as disturbing every time we see it. Same for Kansas under Terry Allen, or Baylor under anyone but Grant Teaff or more recently Art Briles, or any other team so bad they're kept from being nationally televised. 

A pause please after remembering Terry Allen at Kansas. Good christ, was that ever a rhino shit and broken shingle sandwich.

There's also cases to be made for your worst team, but to be honest even teams like the '03-'04 Penn State Nittany Lions were merely bad, and had some moments on defense. (Note: not on offense. Not for two godforsaken blighted years of offense was there a moment you want to remember. We will accept this argument.) Ed Orgeron's Ole Miss teams could have been on here, but they didn't even really seem like they were doing anything but practicing in front of a crowd, and that's alright so long as you don't pretend you're actually trying to win games or anything like that. (They weren't, right? Right?) Croom's teams killed coaches, and that is a skill in and of itself. If that was their only skill, then it's still one more skill than any of the teams on the list have.

As for a state title, the state of Washington in 2008 may very well be the worst in-state combination of teams in the history of college football. The Crapple Cup that year was like watching gerbils fight to the death: curious, horrifying, so compelling you couldn't look away, and so deeply shameful once you finished.