Three weeks ago I reported on Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb encouraging his Twitter followers to boycott Red Lobster because a hostess there had lamented the football team’s lack of success to him while he waited for a table. (Really.)
Saturday Cobb and his teammates went a long way to exorcising that so-called fan attitude with an upset win over South Carolina at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington.
But based on Cobb’s Tweets after the game, he apparently was focused on everything but the result on the field. Read more…
The Univ. of Kentucky football team figures to face a hostile environment Saturday as it travels to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators. It’s hard to predict how the Wildcats will react in such a setting, though thanks to a Lexington, Ky., Red Lobster, we may already have an inkling.
Monday on his Twitter feed, UK star wide receiver Randall Cobb related an unpleasant experience he had during a visit to the local seafood restaurant.
Just came to Red Lobster to eat and Audrey working at the door told me I must be a big UK fan because I have a lot of UK stuff on.
I then told her I was one of the biggest fans and she then says “how many more games do you think we will win before were horrible again”
#disrespectful #slapintheface #wow congrats Red Lobster just lost a top customer. Man I really wanted some of those biscuits too!
@mnewt709 that is a great idea ima call Sandy Bell tm and propose Red Lobster being on the banned restaurant list for all UK athletics
Later, Cobb confirmed to Brett Dawson of the LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL that he left the restaurant after the comments by the hostess : Read more…