Having been subjected to a lopsided first half between Alabama and Oklahoma, fans were hoping that the CFP Playoff Halftime Show might provide some added entertainment. But what ESPN did for the halftime production has fans furious.
During the broadcast, rather than let viewers watch the live performance by rapper and recording artist Flo Rida, ESPN instead showed a pre-recorded performance by the Dave Matthews Band.
Whether you think DMB is objectively better than Flo Rida or not, viewers on Twitter were furious and quickly tore ESPN to shreds for the decision.
Viewers also noted that it appeared to be the exact same performance that ESPN showed during the Peach Bowl halftime show earlier in the day.
Meanwhile, the fans who were in attendance at Hard Rock Stadium for the Orange Bowl game got to enjoy a terrific Flo Rida performance.
The Alabama fans in attendance were likely having a blast all night.
Nick Saban's team steamrolled Oklahoma, scoring 28 unanswered points in the first two quarters, and went into halftime with a 31-10.
The game is on ESPN.