Putting the shark love picture to rest

Deadspin does some quality reporting here.

A Google image search didn’t turn up any results beyond the same photo being shared on various college football forums, so Deadspin asked one source that might be in the know: The University of Florida. A spokesperson for the school’s athletics department said that McElwain, who became aware of the photo over the weekend, was not the man in it. “He’s told us it’s not him,” the spokesperson said.

It’s not a directly personal denial, though.  That leaves the door wide open for Clay Travis to raise an annoying question at SEC Media Days.  Maybe he could ask McElwain if the shark was a virgin.



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11 responses to “Putting the shark love picture to rest

  1. Puffdawg

    “He told us it’s not him” is certainly way less convincing than “It’s not him.”


  2. Mike

    Now THAT is called jumping the shark


  3. AusDawg85

    Didn’t think it was real for obvious reasons and don’t think McElwain is that chubby. Still…funny that Kiffen ran with it on Twitter.


  4. Cousin Eddie

    I hope he never flatly denies it. He should respond with something vague, like why would I let Kiffin take the picture, or you do realize that’s a shark in that picture with the guy. Just let it keep going. I think it is funny as he11.


    • Sherlock

      He should respond with something vague

      He should always respond with how aspect about sharks are a metaphor for football and being champions of life. Be vague and get a shot in at Bootch.


  5. dawgman3000

    Oh, so now he realizes that’s not the way to become one with nature.


  6. Macallanlover

    Virgin, or worse, underage. That was a female shark, wasn’t it? After the Sandusky affair, we might get a few forfeits from the gaytors. Just sayin’.


  7. Shane#1

    Are you sure it was a shark? It could have been an attorney. No offense Senator.


  8. W Cobb Dawg

    We’ll, I’m looking forward to the Redcoat Band playing the ‘Jaws’ shark music ad nauseum in Jax this year.