â†µDre Kirkpatrick, though, did provide the best line of the day in explaining why he chose Alabama over Texas. First, he thanked God; nothing wrong here whatsoever, but one of his relatives let out a from-the-diaphragm "YEAHHHH," as if he were thanking his favorite wrestler or something. Second, he asked the crowd "Are y'all ready?" He then picked up the Texas hat and said: â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥This hat here? It ain't got no swagger. â†µâ†µThere will be video of this (UPDATE: We got it, after the jump), and you will believe that it happened. Kirkpatrick then rooted through a duffel bag, which had a garbage bag inside it, which had a red box inside it, which finally revealed an Atlanta Braves cap. Kirkpatrick plans to protect Chipper in the fourth spot in the lineup and provide some much needed defense at the centerfield position. â†µ
â†µYes, we know that's an Alabama fitted in black. But it looks like an Atlanta Braves cap, and being the big fans of fitted hats that we are, that kind of brand confusion cannot be tolerated. Unless this is how Nick Saban gets top 10 recruiting classes year in and year out: first, he tells them he's a scout for the Braves, gets them to sign the letter, and then abducts them to Tuscaloosa for fall camp. Yes, it's all making sense now ... â†µâ†µ
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