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The Florida State Seminoles enjoyed a very successful 2012 season, taking home the ACC crown with a 12-1 record before spanking Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. They did not, however, win the SEC title — despite what offensive lineman Menelik Watson‘s championship ring might claim.
Watson, now a member of the Oakland Raiders, received the ring commemorating FSU’s 21-15 win in the ACC title game on Wednesday, and he tweeted out a photo of it after noticing one glaring mistake.
Check it out for yourself below (with a helmet sticker to Dr. Saturday).
Just got my Championship rings. Apparently I'm the only player in #Fsu history to win an SEC Championship! #Legendary http://t.co/MCWmLYyKHi— Menelik Watson (@MenelikWatson71) July 10, 2013
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Imagine former Florida State offensive lineman Menelik Watson’s surprise when he received his championship ring, only to find out his beloved Seminoles somehow won the 2012 SEC Championship, despite being firmly ensconced in the ACC?
Watson tweeted out a picture of his new bling, which clearly shows the ring maker’s egregious mistake…
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Former Florida State offensive lineman Menelik Watson posted a picture of the championship ring he earned by being a part of last season's Atlantic Coast Conference title winners.
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Just got my Championship rings. Apparently I’m the only player in #Fsu history to win an SEC Championship! #Legendary pic.twitter.com/MCWmLYyKHi
— Menelik Watson (@MenelikWatson71) July 10, 2013...
Former Seminole Menelik Watson received his ACC Champions ring today and apparently he is the first player in Florida State history to win a SEC Championship against Georgia Tech.
Watson was drafted in the second round with the 42nd overall pick by the Oakland Raiders.
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Menelik Watson was a lineman for Florida State's 2012 Championship team but what confused Watson was what conference the Seminoles won according to his tweet.
"Just got my Championship rings. Apparently I'm the only player in #Fsu history to win an SEC Championship!"
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