The Ohio State Buckeyes made their visit to the White House as national champions on Monday, with running back Ezekiel Elliott having something different than the usual presentation of the jersey with the President’s name on it.
Elliott and his teammates have a form of trolling they like to engage in, according to College Spun, called “salmoning.” The player moves his hand back and forth, mimicking a salmon swimming upstream, before poking or tickling the subject of the “attack” at the end.
Here’s Elliott “salmoning” the president of the Sugar Bowl after the Buckeyes beat Alabama to qualify for the College Football Playoff championship game.
Elliott said on Twitter that he plans to salmon President Obama, if he can figure out how to do it without ending up in Guantanamo Bay as an enemy combatant.
Secret Service don’t play, Ezekiel.