Todd Graham and son have an in-flight scare on recruiting trip

Todd Graham might want to drive on his next recruiting trip
Todd Graham might want to drive on his next recruiting trip. (USATSI)

The recruiting trip Arizona State coach Todd Graham and his son, Arizona State running backs coach Bo Graham, took on Saturday will likely be one they'll never forget.

The small plane the Grahams were on lost cabin pressure and fell from 35,000 to 10,000 feet before finally stabilizing.

“I woke up and the pilots were putting on their (oxygen) masks," Todd Graham told Doug Haller. "The plane started shaking. Then the plane started diving.

"I’m not lying. I thought this might have been it. Bo looked like he was in shock.”

After the plane stabilized it made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Once there the Grahams waited for another plane before heading to Texas to continue their recruiting trip.

Personally I might have curled up in a fetal position and laid down for a few days first.

Both coaches were at Arizona State's practice on Sunday.

CBS Sports Writer

Tom Fornelli has been a college football writer at CBS Sports since 2010. During his time at CBS, Tom has proven time and again that he hates your favorite team and thinks your rival is a paragon of football... Full Bio

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