Notre Dame-FSU: Twitter Tells a Story

There already was plenty of hype going into Saturday night’s game between No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 2 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla.

The outcome — and more specifically, a penalty on Notre Dame on a potential game-winning play — will add to it.

There was plenty of reaction on Twitter after the Seminoles escaped with a 31-27 victory over the Fighting Irish. And yes, some of the reaction — which includes an interesting Vine video of the play in question — is worth noting in this blog.

@thesportscrazed included a Vine video of the Notre Dame scoring play with less than a minute to play that was nullified by a pass interference penalty:

And what did Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly think of the call?

Naturally, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher was excited about the victory, which extends the Seminoles’ win streak to 23:

ESPN announcer Chris Fowler had an interesting take on the penalty play:

To show the widespread interest in the game, NBA star LeBron James even tweeted about it:

Me? I didn’t tweet about the game. But my two cents: I agree with Fowler’s tweet — the penalty call was correct.

And here’s a New York Times account of the game.

— What was your reaction to the penalty? The game? Leave a comment below.




About Steve Burns

I live in the Atlanta area. I also lived for many years in Southern California. I'm into mainstream media, social media, sports, business and politics. I worked for AOL's Patch, but this is my personal blog. I'm on Twitter (@bsteve76), Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. See ya 'round!
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