No. 21 Arkansas beat Penn State 24-10 in the Outback Bowl on Saturday, a game that featured a 17-point third-quarter outburst and second-half shutout to give the Razorbacks their first-ever Outback Bowl victory.
As the team’s Twitter account noted at Penn State’s expense.
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Shortly following the victory on Saturday, Arkansas football’s Twitter account trolled its Nittany Lion counterparts by posting a technical statement of fact about the team’s history in the Outback Bowl:
For those out of the loop, Arkansas’ post is nearly identical to a heavily ridiculed Penn State tweet from February that claimed a Nittany Lions football player had played in every Super Bowl — except for five, dating back to 1967. The tweet was a nearly one-to-one match:
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The Penn State tweet was roundly criticized at the time, but had largely fallen out of memory with a new college football and NFL season getting underway. That is, until Arkansas gifted college football fans everywhere a reminder on Saturday.
Just another entry into why college football is unlike any other sport, be it for better or worse. And in this case, it’s definitely for the better.