Bo Pelini brings cat to Nebraska spring game, Internet implodes
APR 12, 2014 3:46p ET
If a real person acknowledges his fake Twitter account and makes a virtual joke a reality, does the Internet implode?
That's what came close to happening when Nebraska coach Bo Pelini brought a cat to the Huskers' spring game.
A Fake Bo Pelini account had been established on Twitter back in 2010, showing the Nebraska coach in a cozy turtleneck sweater holding a fuzzy long-hair cat.
The fake account gained real-life traction when the real Pelini acknowleged @FakePelini and jokingly asked for his cat back:
Pelini was later asked about the influence the Faux feline had on recruiting efforts:
And on Saturday when Pelini went through the Memorial Stadium tunnel, cat in hand, the crowd and Internet went crazy:
Fake Bo Pelini knows when he's been bested: