If you search for Michigan punter Blake O’Neill on Twitter, and you may find yourself simultaneously disappointed with and proud of humanity.
When O’Neill fumbled away a ball that gave Michigan State a win against rival Michigan Saturday evening. Some twitter users took to the social media platform to voice their displeasure.
Mlive.com reported that early comments to O’Neill even included death threats. Many of those comments have since been deleted.
However, the vast majority of users have rallied around O’Neill, including several well known sports media personalities and a former Michigan kicker.