UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
Extra Mustard

Philistines on Twitter Completely Miss NFL Reporter's "Animal House" Joke

John Belushi In 'Animal House' Getty Images

As regulation of last night's Game 6 between the Spurs and the Heat was winding down, a Spurs title seemed inevitable--San Antonio had a five-point lead with 28 seconds to go, Miami fans were headed for the exits and many were anointing the Spurs as champions. Reacting to one such proclamation from TheBigLead.com editor-in-chief Jason McIntyre, NFL Network reporter Jeff Darlington referenced a legendary scene from Animal House in which John Belushi's character, Bluto, refused to let his Delta fraternity accept expulsion without a fight.

darlington 5

Many of Darlington's followers didn't get it.

darlington

darlington 2

darlington 3

darlington 4

For his part, Darlington took the ribbing gracefully, re-tweeting the unenlightened and pledging to help them get up to speed:

darlington 6Suffice it to say, he was rolling.

More Extra Mustard

Close

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 4 easy steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark manager.
  4. Locate your current Sports Illustrated bookmark, click the Organize menu, then select Edit. You can now easily update the web address of your Sports Illustrated bookmark.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 2 easy steps:

  1. Click the Safari bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. This will open the Bookmarks Bar. In the Bookmarks Bar, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Address field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Firefox bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Show All Bookmarks.
  3. This will open the library window. In the Library window, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Location field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.
Don't Show This Again