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Onterio who? Tre Mason says he caught a squirrel… and has a picture to prove it

UPDATE: AU professor says ‘anyone’ could have caught Tre Mason’s squirrel.

It’s the kind of tweet you can only dream of spotting from an Auburn running back: “Catch squirrels to test your speed!”

That was Tre Mason late Monday afternoon, seemingly solidifying Auburn’s latest greatest claim to fame—Squirrel Catcher U.—like Onterio McCalebb and Bo before him. But as far as we know, it’s the first photographic evidence that exists to verify this particular Auburn running back skill set.

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Squirrel Catcher U.

Apparently McCalebb isn’t entirely convinced the photo is legit, but it’s not the first time Mason says he’s outrun this particular class of rodententia. Maybe our squirrel population is just lethargic. Or maybe it’s because Auburn can actually communicate with the squirrels: “Slow down, squirrel! I don’t want to eat you, I just wanna tweet you!”

Related: Onterio McCalebb’s Policy Towards Rodentia Captured in Cartoon.

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