This is the debut of Snark Attack -- a look at the funniest, smartest and snarkiest tweets posted on Twitter during a major sporting event. In this edition, the Twitterverse takes on the BCS title game between Alabama and Notre Dame. The Tide rolled 42-14, and although the game may not have been that entertaining, the folks on social media did their best to amuse each other.
Early-onset Rudy fatigue ...
Enough. With. The. Rudy. Jokes.— Steve Cochran (@CochranShow) January 7, 2013
What's the over/under on the Rudy jokes were gonna have to keep reading about on twitter if ND keeps giving up points.— Ryan Ross (@_RyanRoss) January 7, 2013
Let's get this out of the way: from all of us here in Pac12 country, sorry about the refs.— Scott Enyeart (@ScottEnyeart)January 7, 2013
Two garbage calls. So much for the luck of the Irish. #BCS— Paul Natonek (@TurkNorton) January 7, 2013
And who said the Pac-12 wouldn't determine this year's national champion?— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 7, 2013
Yup, this game's over. Time to go watch The Bachelor with the wife.— Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) January 7, 2013
My 5-year-old son just said, "The white team has 13 already. Someone needs to call the police!"— Sean Jensen (@seankjensen) January 7, 2013
At this rate, I'm going to have to give up the remote for Love it Or List It.— Wayne Drehs (@espnWD) January 7, 2013
#55 on Bama needs to get a longer jersey, you're playing football not belly dancing— Dominic A. Maxie (@dominicAMaxie) January 7, 2013
Which will be greater for the rest of this game: # of ND points, or # of cutaway shots to AJ McCarron's girlfriend?— SportsNation (@SportsNation) January 7, 2013
Gratuitous shots of McCarron's girlfriend 3, Notre Dame 0.— Andy Masur (@PadsCast) January 7, 2013
AJ McCarron's girlfriend @_KatherineWebb has now surpassed 100,000 followers http://twitpic.com/btfi47— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 7, 2013
I can hear TV sets being clicked off in every convent in the country.— Joe Browne (@NFLonTheHill) January 7, 2013
This is an especially gruesome episode of #CSI Miami.— Mac Engel (@macengelprof) January 7, 2013
NTRE AME. No D, No O— Michael Rudolph (@mrudolphcomedy) January 7, 2013
Notre Dame fans' tears taste like Jameson.— BamaHammer (@Bama_Hammer) January 7, 2013
This has to be the worst Irish performance since Tom Cruise in "Far and Away."— Tim Siedell (@badbanana) January 7, 2013
@oc_sports ND will become the first team to start season unranked, play in title game, and end season unranked— Tom Johnson (@tommyj01) January 7, 2013
Bama Aint Been This Good Since Forrest Gump Was Playing.— Praise Iam Worthy (@PraiseIamWorthy) January 7, 2013
No wonder halftime took so long. #RollTide got fitted for Rings.— Jerry Azumah (@JerryAzumah) January 7, 2013
soooooooo...I lasted ten minutes watching that football game where those Irish people fall down go boom— Kirstie Alley (@kirstiealley) January 7, 2013
It's okay Notre Dame this happened to the Jets every week— Kate Upton (@KateUpton) January 7, 2013
The Black Knight from Monty Python & the Holy Grail just called ND and told them to give up.— Frank Sennett (@SennettReport) January 7, 2013
Karl Rove says Notre Dame still has a chance.— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) January 7, 2013
Phone's off,stayed offline. DVR'd game. Ate dinner, had movie night with kids, put them to bed. Sitting down now to watch Irish win it all!— josh sitton (@AJEllis17) January 7, 2013
RT"@Cindyluellis: @AJEllis17 lied. He's been watching the train wreck all night." Quit it wife!!! I'm trying to bring the funny!— josh sitton (@AJEllis17) January 7, 2013
One last dig ...
Text "Irish" to the Red Cross to donate $10 to this disaster. #bcs— gardentri (@gardenTRI) January 7 2013
If you count the redshirt ring, it's true ...
AJ McCarron now has more national championships than losses as a starter. Let that sink in.— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) January 7, 2013
"Is it football season yet?" - a text message from my buddy just now, and now I am sad— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) January 7, 2013