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The man who knocked over Alabama's BCS Trophy breaking into pieces is Carleton Tinker, father of longsnapper Carson Tinker. And he has finally spoken out to ESPN.com’s Ivan Maisel...
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“In my mind, it was slow motion as it rolled off the top of the trophy case onto the table onto the floor,” “I’m not sure if I bumped the table when I turned around, or if my foot caught on the large tablecloth they had draped and puddled on the floor. That’s exactly what happened.”

“At night, as I went to sleep, every time I closed my eyes,” Tinker said, according to the report, “I kept seeing it roll off and hit the floor. That marble floor in the trophy room – it wasn’t going to be a soft landing. It shattered. It spread out all over the place.”
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Champagne147 months
Abolish the SEC Championship Game. It has little meaning, and, as has been demonstrated, often places the game winner at a disadvantage in a BCS Championship Game.
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Geauxld Finger147 months
Neither Lee nor Jefferson was ever going to win that game. Move on people.
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flucobaseball147 months
Why are we being sore losers? Stop saying they didn't deserve the game as if we somehow deserved to win the championship.
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Soft_Parade147 months
I have a similar haunting. Every time I close my eyes I see Les giving Lee the yank and putting in JJ. Lately the vision has been replaced with Mett handing off on 1st and 2nd down and then throwing on 3rd.
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Malaysian Tiger147 months
What happens when you are in the NC Game and you do not even win your Conference!!! The Gods look down on the Gumps!!!
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GMobileX147 months
Shouldn't have a trophy for a game you shouldn't have been in. It's karma and the universe at work.
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DannyBateman147 months
Heck at Bama they have plenty of extra one's so no big deal ...
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Poor Carson Tinker! His girlfriend was killed in the tornado and now his dad breaks the BCS trophy!
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LSUNO12010147 months
Definitely rolling gone awry! Run Forest Run!
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BrerTiger147 months
Karma for this tweet:

"We're getting our rings today… I wonder what those SEC rings look like, oh well haha"
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Tigah in the ATL147 months
When rolling goes wrong.
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hometownhero89147 months
roll tide!
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