VIDEO: Rich Rodriguez surprised with mariachi band for birthday

A mariachi band is a nice surprise for Rich Rodriguez's 50th birthday, and I'm grateful that Arizona surprised him with one because it gave us the chance to see Rodriguez rock out on a guitar. But a part of me wonders if Rodriguez should be worried.

When you consider how often coaches are fired in this sport, is it a good sign when the school you work for gives you a suitcase as a gift? Couldn't that be taken as a bit of a bad sign? Though I suppose the fact that there's an Arizona logo on the bag does provide a bit of comfort for Rodriguez, I'd still be a bit leery.

Of course, the fact that Rodriguez got the suitcase might not be the biggest problem for him in this video. I can't help but think his comment about his wife's age is something he'll be punished for in some fashion.

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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