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Fans Were Not Happy With The CFB Playoff Halftime Show

first_imgAlabama players walk out onto the field before the Orange Bowl against Oklahoma.MIAMI, FL – DECEMBER 29: Members of the Alabama Crimson Tide takes the field during the College Football Playoff Semifinal prior to the game against Oklahoma Sooners at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)Having been subjected to a lopsided first half between Alabama and Oklahoma, fans were hoping that the CFP Playoff Halftime Show might provide some added entertainment. But what ESPN did for the halftime production has fans furious.During the broadcast, rather than let viewers watch the live performance by rapper and recording artist Flo Rida, ESPN instead showed a pre-recorded performance by the Dave Matthews Band.Whether you think DMB is objectively better than Flo Rida or not, viewers on Twitter were furious and quickly tore ESPN to shreds for the decision.Nothing gets me amped for a second half of a college football semifinal like a pre-taped Dave Matthews Band performance!— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) December 30, 2018As if the first half wasn’t bad enough for Oklahoma fans at the #OrangeBowl, they also have to listen to the Dave Matthews Band at halftime.— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) December 30, 2018Dave Matthews Band? What is this 2005?— Tyler Jones (@TylerJonesLive) December 30, 2018Viewers also noted that it appeared to be the exact same performance that ESPN showed during the Peach Bowl halftime show earlier in the day.Isn’t this the same Dave Matthews Band song they showed during the Peach Bowl???????? Am I going crazy????— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) December 30, 2018Meanwhile, the fans who were in attendance at Hard Rock Stadium for the Orange Bowl game got to enjoy a terrific Flo Rida performance.Flo Rida coming with hit after hit. pic.twitter.com/VhqBD93Gcg— Michael Casagrande (@ByCasagrande) December 30, 2018Now for the reason we are all here: Flo Rida’s halftime performance. pic.twitter.com/of9CIVnDpo— Carson Cunningham (@KOCOCarson) December 30, 2018The Alabama fans in attendance were likely having a blast all night.Nick Saban’s team steamrolled Oklahoma, scoring 28 unanswered points in the first two quarters, and went into halftime with a 31-10.The game is on ESPN.last_img

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