Semi-OT: Why is Tom Izzo dressed like a Viking?

Submitted by oriental andrew on March 18th, 2011 at 4:30 PM

Sorry, I mean Visigoth.  Seriously, what's up with that ad with Izzo dressed as a viking being interviewed by the faux Visigoth Sports Net for Capital One?  That's just weird.  What am I missing?  



March 18th, 2011 at 4:51 PM ^

It's NCAA tourney time and be it coach Coach K driving Chevy’s or Izzo in Capital 1 ads why wouldn’t they jump at the chance for face time, can’t hurt with recruiting right?  All in all I think this is just a feeble attempt by Capital 1 to pull in a “face” and play off  the hypothetical questions of who would win in a battle…the Vikings or the Spartans.  A weak attempt to relate their current branding to an appearance by Izzo.  But at least he doesn’t have his own Dove commercial.


March 18th, 2011 at 6:24 PM ^

Maybe if he wasn't so busy flirting with Cleveland and filming commercials he would have had more wins and shed fewer poopy tears along the way.