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The Orange Bowl tweeted a photo of “injured” mascot Obie being released from the hospital.
Obie was using crutches, had a few bandages and was missing a tooth. The mascot was even carrying a sign that read, “Not Cool D_Cook25.”
@D_Cook25 is West Virginia safety Darwin Cook’s Twitter handle. Cook took out the mascot during a 99-yard fumble return against Clemson.
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It looks like Obie the Orange Bowl mascot was not OK after being tackled by West Virginia safety Darwin Cook after Cook's 99-yard fumble recovery during the Orange Bowl.
The Orange Bowl Twitter feed posted a photo Tuesday of poor Obie being released from the hospital with several bandages, crutches and a missing tooth (which, I personally think is a nice touch). Obie, who is...
The fallout from West Virginia defensive back Darwin Cook's tackling of the Orange Bowl mascot continues.
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By now, everyone has seen the video of West Virginia safety Darwin Cook crashing into Obie, the Orange Bowl mascot following a 99-yard fumble touchdown return during the Mountaineers’ 70-33 win over Clemson. (If not, check out the video below).
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