Twitterverse reacts to Bama's rolling of Irish
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
Game crew dubbed "replacement refs" after questionable calls early...
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
Midway through the first quarter and some were already calling it for Bama ...
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
C'mon, we were all thinking it ...
#55 on Bama needs to get a longer jersey, you're playing football not belly dancing— Dominic A. Maxie (@dominicAMaxie) January 7, 2013
A.J. McCarron's girlfriend gets a little screen time -- and a lot of attention ...
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
The rout continues and viewers got jokes ...
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
A few celebs want in on the fun, too...
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
They could come back, right?
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
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis has a little fun with his followers…
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
And the long wait 'til next season begins...
"Is it football season yet?" - a text message from my buddy just now, and now I am sad— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) January 7, 2013