Nebraska coach Bo Pelini stole the show during Saturday afternoon’s spring game, bringing a cat with him to lead his team out of the tunnel.
Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) April 12, 2014
With Pelini and his furry friend leading the charge, the head coach then did one better and raised the cat in the air in a scene reminiscent of “The Lion King.”
Aaron Babcock (@aaron_babcock) April 12, 2014
No, the Cornhuskers aren’t becoming the Cathuskers anytime soon, but this strange situation can actually be somewhat explained. The parody account — @FauxPelini — features an avatar of Pelini posing for what looks like an embarrassing school picture while holding a cat.
But even the immensely popular Twitter account had to give props to Pelini’s decision to bust out his feline companion.
.@BoPelini Fine, you can keep her—
Fake Bo Pelini (@FauxPelini) April 12, 2014
What a purrfect start to the Nebraska football season.