ESPN: Alabama fans broke into Tiger Stadium, defaced tiger eye on field
BATON ROUGE - Alabama fans broke into Tiger Stadium and defaced the tiger eye in the middle of the field overnight.
ESPN reported the Alabama fans were from Maryland and managed to get inside the stadium around 3 Saturday morning. Alabama faces LSU in Tiger Stadium Saturday night.
ESPN's College GameDay telecast originated from LSU Saturday morning. The break in was reported during the national TV show.
Grounds crews worked to repair the tiger eye. ESPN said the fans were arrested.
Grounds crew tells me couple fans broke into Tiger Stadium Friday night and scratched the eye of the Tiger. Re-painting now. pic.twitter.com/72jzkYm0qT— Marty Smith (@MartySmithESPN) November 5, 2016
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