September 24th, 2013
01:53 PM ET

College Football Player Defends Name On Twitter

A college football player takes to Twitter to defend his name and CNN's John Berman gives him the "Anthony Weiner" Award of the Day.

Here's the story:

Jake Butt is a freshman football player at the University of Michigan. He plays as a tight end and apparently was getting some flack for the coincidence between his name and his position. Butt took to social media to silence his critics saying:

"Yes, I'm a tight end. Yes, my last name is Butt. hhahaha"

So Berman gives him the award named after another man with a last name similar to what he's known for.

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