Topics

More

Mark Hall Pours His Milk Before His Cereal. No, Really.

Penn State 174-pounder Mark Hall is pretty atypical. He won a Minnesota state high school championship as a seventh grader, his first of six state titles. This past January, as a redshirt freshman, he placed first at the Southern Scuffle, the nation’s toughest in-season tournament. Two and a half months later, after burning his redshirt midway through the season, he became the first Penn State true freshman to win a national title.

Hall’s most recent abnormality doesn’t come on the wrestling mat and may not be an unprecedented accomplishment. However, it is an unusual installment of a one-sided, age-old debate.

Mark Hall pours his milk before his cereal.

That wasn’t a diss written on a sign at College GameDay, but rather, Hall’s actual preference for the breakfast/midnight snack favorite. A friend of Hall’s tweeted a series of Snapchats from him on Thursday night that instructed followers how “to eat a proper bowl of cereal.”

Although he employs a good strategy to better estimate how much milk one has poured, Hall appears to be in the minority on this debate and to enjoy making a mess with the milk splashing out of the bowl. His lone favorable opinion in the tweet is that Apple Jacks are “the ? cereal.”

The cereal tweet wasn’t Hall’s first notable Twitter interaction. On May 6, he went to prom in Michigan with a follower after promising her that she could take him if she received 2,000 retweets, a benchmark that she met handily.

https://twitter.com/emmawattss/status/849394161379942400

With wrestling season still six months away, Hall has limited opportunities to distinguish himself from the average college wrestler even more so. For now, the only thing left for him to do to stand out even further and turn social media even more on its head is to declare that a hot dog is a sandwich.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci was once Onward State’s managing editor and preferred walk-on honors student who majored in psychology and public relations. Despite being from the make-believe land of Central Jersey, he was never a Rutgers fan. If you ever want to know how good Saquon Barkley's ball security is, ask Anthony what happened when he tried to force a fumble at the Mifflin Streak. If you want to hear the story or are bored and want to share prequel memes, follow @_anthonycolucci on Twitter or email him at [email protected]. All other requests and complaints should be directed to Onward State media contact emeritus Steve Connelly.

Penn State-West Virginia Set For Big Noon Kickoff On FOX

The matchup marks Penn State’s first visit to Morgantown since 1992.

Penn State-Illinois Set For Afternoon Or Evening Kickoff

The game will start at 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., or 7:30 p.m.

Penn State-Bowling Green Set For Noon Kick On Big Ten Network

The Bowling Green game was one of three start times announced Thursday.

113kFollowers
164kFollowers
59.8kFollowers
4,570Subscribers
Other posts by Anthony

An Open Letter To My Sedated Self: Anthony Colucci’s Senior Column

“No challenge you encounter in college will come close to the obstacles you overcame to get there. However, that drive to do things your own way and disregard for what’s seen as ‘normal’ or ‘expected’ will carry on.”

4 Lessons I Learned From Cael Sanderson After Covering Him For 4 Years

Play Penn State-Themed Family Feud