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Michigan Cornerback Lavert Hill Apologizes For Flipping Off Penn State Crowd

Michigan cornerback Lavert Hill was once a Penn State commit before flipping to Ann Arbor to play for Jim Harbaugh. It’s understandable that he may harbor some bad feelings about Penn State — probably due to the vitriol that was spewed at him once he flipped to a Big Ten Rival — so he let his emotions fly after the game on Saturday.

Only, he got caught.

Hill flipped off the Penn State crowd — more specifically, the student section — following Penn State’s 42-13 victory over the Wolverines. Today, Hill was forced to apologize for his actions. Here’s what he said, per a Michigan athletics release:

Hill hasn’t the only player around the country caught flipping the bird this weekend. Tennessee defensive back Rashaan Gaulden gave Alabama fans the double bird after the Volunteers scored a defensive touchdown against the Crimson tide — the only touchdown Tennessee would score against Alabama in what became a 45-7 drubbing in Tuscaloosa.

Emotion is fine — football is an emotional sport. Just make sure if you’re going to let it show that there aren’t any cameras present.

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David Abruzzese

David is a senior from Rochester, NY, nestled right in beautiful Western New York. He is majoring in Broadcast Journalism, and as an avid sports fan, he passionately supports the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres. He is the first Penn Stater from his family, and couldn’t be prouder to represent Penn State University. In his free time, he likes to alpine ski, and play golf. You can follow him on Twitter @abruz11, and can contact him via email at [email protected]

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Staff Picks: Grabbing A Drink With A Prominent Penn Stater

If you had the chance to hear about Penn State from (or throw down at a State College bar for a night with) some of its most prominent figures, who would you want to grab a beer with?

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