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American football team uses meme to distract opposition... and it works

Well played Minnesota, well played.

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THE MINNESOTA GOLDEN Gophers are the American football team of the University of Minnesota.

Gophers, we suppose, do look a little bit like chipmunks.

It makes perfect sense then, that Minnesota would employ the ‘Dramatic Chipmunk’ meme to put pressure on opposition kickers.

And guess what, it works… kind of.

Last night against the number two ranked team in college football, TCU, the Gophers still lost, but ‘Dramatic Chipmunk forced the Horned Frogs’ kicker to miss one of his four attempts.

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