Originally posted on Maize & Blue Nation  |  Last updated 3/12/13
EA press release: The dust has settled and former University of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson has emerged as the next NCAA Footballcover athlete. Robinson faced a heated battle against Texas A&M wide receiver Ryan Swope in the finals, but was able emerge victorious after tallying over a quarter-million votes. The "dust", as it's referred to here is the overwhelming number of fake suspicious Facebook accounts that tallied votes for Texas A&M's Ryan Swope after Denard took a huge lead early in the contest. Once voting ended last week, scandal erupted when the result was much closer than it should've been. Of course, EA will not tell us what the final, actual, vote count was...likely because they probably don't even know. Either way, people voted...and so did bots...and when it was all over, EA named Denard the winner. "I want to say thank you to all the fans at Michigan for getting behind me," said Robinson, the NCAA's all-time leader in rushing yards...
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