‘Bama Students Vote Star WR To Student Senate

Admit it: You’re not quite the patriot you tell your parents you are. Sure, you’re registered¬†and sometimes you watch CNN when they’re talking about politics, but you don’t really care about your right to vote, do you? Come on, don’t act like you’re the only one who votes for people with the funniest names and nobody else knows about it. And then there’s the write-in voting. Yes, writing in Jon Stewart is totally played out, but all in all, it’s just good, harmless fun, right?

Julio Jones
(Oh, come on, really? This guy?)

Well, not at Alabama. The university just held its annual student elections, and among the litany of write-ins was star freshman wideout Julio Jones. That’s barely news; Hulk Hogan probably got a dozen votes for student president, after all. But as the TUSCALOOSA NEWS reports, this wasn’t just one or two votes for Jones - he garnered enough support to actually win a student senate seat.

So was this part of a plan by Jones to get elected via write-in? Um… no. Read more…