Football-loving astronaut gets NASA to set up SEC Network in space

The SEC Network apparently will be seen in space, thanks to an astronaut who asked NASA to set it up.

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It’s been said that college football fans will go to the ends of the Earth to get their gridiron fix.

Sometimes, you can take that literally.

But remember, this is a college football fan. In Tennessee. Naturally, he’s made arrangements. Per The Tennessean:

So what accounts for Wilmore’s football fandom? The Tennessean notes that he played both offensive guard and linebacker in high school and was even recruited by Vanderbilt. The paper says Wilmore ultimately chose Tennessee Tech "because of the engineering program and walked on with the football team."

Obviously, Wilmore went on to excel in other pursuits, but he wasn’t exactly a slouch on the field either, according to The Tennessean:

So there you have it. Apparently, the SEC Network will make it to space so that an astronaut can watch games while aboard the ISS.

Out of this world, huh?