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Partway through the fourth quarter I saw a dejected #29 walking slowly to the locker room after being (unfairly) ejected from the game for targeting after already serving a first-half suspension for an off-season violation. You can read TelcoAg's breakdown of the penalty here.

I only got to see the replay on the jumbotron once, and I was hundreds of feet away, but it seemed to be a bad call. And Sumlin's decision to challenge it only reinforced that for me. But the SEC officiating crew upheld it after review and the player who made one of our signature plays from last season was suddenly kicked out of the game after only about 20 minutes of game playing time, if that. I thought that was pretty unjust. He was visibly upset with the decision as he was no doubt eager to get past that first half suspension, just like Johnny. So I managed to eke this off-handed missive out through the black hole of cell coverage as the right half of my face was melting off from the refracted UV rays bouncing off the stands on the 3rd deck:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a></p>&mdash; Dr. Norris Camacho (@DrNorrisCamacho) <a href="https://twitter.com/DrNorrisCamacho/statuses/373904540489089024">August 31, 2013</a></blockquote>

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I then forgot all about it until I got home several hours later and saw that the hashtag was appearing in my timeline more and more, so when I checked again I was surprised that it had taken off.

Deshazor chimed in, thanks to a cool follower who RT'd and then Tweeted at him:

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Then the player he hit joined the movement:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/DeUcE2NiNa9">@DeUcE2NiNa9</a> solid physical football hit in my book. I&#39;ll even support <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeshazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeshazor</a>. Good luck rest of the year bro</p>&mdash; Klein Kubiak (@Klein_Kubiak_84) <a href="https://twitter.com/Klein_Kubiak_84/statuses/373990073647128577">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Then it started social mediaing or whatever Tweets do:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Rice WR even calls this a clean hit <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeShazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeShazor</a> --&gt;RT <a href="https://twitter.com/Klein_Kubiak_84">@Klein_Kubiak_84</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23JACKEDUP&amp;src=hash">#JACKEDUP</a> hahahahahahahah &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23rice&amp;src=hash">#rice</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23tamu&amp;src=hash">#tamu</a> <a href="http://t.co/YRMXnaikhi">http://t.co/YRMXnaikhi</a></p>&mdash; Jon Lee (@therealjonlee) <a href="https://twitter.com/therealjonlee/statuses/374014374630789120">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I would like to join in by saying <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeshazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeshazor</a> NOW!!&#39; <a href="https://twitter.com/DeUcE2NiNa9">@DeUcE2NiNa9</a></p>&mdash; Rusty Burson (@12thManRusty) <a href="https://twitter.com/12thManRusty/statuses/374013926146453504">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And one of our favorite players jumps in:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/DeUcE2NiNa9">@DeUcE2NiNa9</a> calls me Paul Bunyan <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeshazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeshazor</a></p>&mdash; Jay Arnold (@JArnoldTAMU85) <a href="https://twitter.com/JArnoldTAMU85/statuses/373993903914876928">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And his good buddy:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freedeshazor&amp;src=hash">#freedeshazor</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/DeUcE2NiNa9">@DeUcE2NiNa9</a></p>&mdash; Floyd RavenSr. (@FloydRaven) <a href="https://twitter.com/FloydRaven/statuses/373984969569210368">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Maybe Floyd's just tired of hanging out with Deshazor in "Twitter Jail":

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lol <a href="https://twitter.com/DeUcE2NiNa9">@DeUcE2NiNa9</a> is in Twitter jail. &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeshazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeshazor</a> 👍Gig &#39;Em</p>&mdash; Jenny Guinn (@JGuinn10) <a href="https://twitter.com/JGuinn10/statuses/374007538406010880">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And a radio station:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FreeDeshazor&amp;src=hash">#FreeDeshazor</a></p>&mdash; Candy 95&#39;s Frito (@FritoOnCandy) <a href="https://twitter.com/FritoOnCandy/statuses/373982297814355968">September 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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So what does everyone think? Horrible call, or inexcusable call? Let us know and if you are a Twitterer go ahead and jump on the #freedeshazor bandwagon.