Jimmy Clausen obviously has a rooting interest in this year's BCS National Championship Game. The former Notre Dame quarterback made that well-known this afternoon, tweeting out a picture of a T-Shirt he appears to have obtained.
However, he's not getting the response he'd hoped for. The backlash was swift, and Clausen has now deleted the tweet. Here's a screenshot of it beforehand.
— Ken Wiley (@CrimsonCorner) December 17, 2012
Jimmy Clausen should really know better
— Sandy (@sscb) December 17, 2012
Jimmy Clausen is just dumb. Nice job giving Alabama more motivation to stomp the Irish. #Smoothmove
— Commander Shepard (@RmJackson13) December 17, 2012
Clausen then defended himself, downplaying the situation by saying "it's a shirt people lol". Are "people" being too sensitive, or do they have a right to be upset?