Story behind sleepy Auburn fan wearing Tennessee gear at Crimson Tide game: ‘I just hate Alabama’

Meet Jack Beck.

It looks like he’s an Auburn fan. Still, he sat at Alabama’s game Wednesday at the SEC baseball tournament in Hoover wearing Tennessee gear.

If you’re confused, you’re not alone.

To add to the intrigue, SEC network cameras caught him dozing.

And here’s the best part: it’s from Tuscaloosa.

Here is what happened.

Beck, a freshman baseball player at the Marion Military Institute, did not return from the SEC tournament Tuesday night until 12:45 a.m. due to rain delays. He then returned to the park for Auburn’s first pitch at 9:30 a.m., which, of course, was delayed for hours. He stayed at the park to wait for his other team, Tennessee, to play.

Beck’s mother, Jacki Beck, confirmed to AL.com that her son wore his Auburn colors for the Tigers’ upset loss to Kentucky 3-1 in an SEC Baseball Tournament knockout game at the Hoover. Met.

He’s also a Tennessee fan, thanks to a friendship he developed with one of the players, so he came prepared with his second outfit.

Both Jack and Jacki are Auburn fans in a divided house.

As you can see in the video below, he was spotted dozing off in Alabama’s 4-3 win over Arkansas.

So why was an Auburn fan sitting at an Alabama game wearing Tennessee gear?

In four words he explained his situation.

“I just hate Alabama.”

Jacki Beck confirmed to AL.com that her son “kudos to any team playing in Alabama.”

Jack Beck’s four words have earned him some status among Tennessee fans on Twitter.

The video has been viewed over 85,000 times.

As far as the SEC goes, yes, it just means more.

Mark Heim is a sports reporter for The Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.

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