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We need to talk about this picture of John Calipari

Photo: @TheErinCalipari

Photo: @TheErinCalipari

When quarantine started back in March, it seemed like we didn’t go a day without seeing John Calipari via his new friend Zoom. Cal’s video chatting has slowed down a little (although today’s Zoom with Bob Huggins was excellent), but thanks to his family, we get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how he’s faring during these trying times. Yesterday, Calipari’s eldest daughter Erin shared this picture of her dad on the couch surrounded by his dogs McGruff and Palmer, and Erin’s cat Seven.

Here’s a better look at that beard:

Not one to let a good photoshop opportunity pass him by, Coach Cal Editor Thomas Beisner went to work:

Graphic by @TJBeisner

With the help of treats, he’s about to make McGruff and Palmer an offer they can’t refuse.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

5 Comments for We need to talk about this picture of John Calipari



  1. kentuckybackupplayer
    9:51 pm May 21, 2020 Permalink

    he should grow it out like a mountain man. whole team should make this the year of the beard. GET NUMBER NINE AND DON’T SHAVE TILL YOU CUT DOWN THE TWINE!!!!



  2. CrystalBall
    11:00 pm May 21, 2020 Permalink

    Looks 80 years old.



  3. Doctor21
    9:02 am May 22, 2020 Permalink

    Poor, left out cat in the background.



  4. ukyelecteng
    4:52 pm May 22, 2020 Permalink

    Looks exactly how I envision a man making 9 million a year



  5. just a guy
    10:27 pm May 22, 2020 Permalink

    Just like going from dating to marriage, he’s comfortable. Comfortable never wins