Shane BeamerIt’s Halloween time!
South Carolina’s head football coachTweeted a photoOn Sunday morning, Beamer dressed up as a Chickfil-A employee. Beamer tagged the company’s Twitter account, which appears to be dormant on Sundays. Atlanta-based fast-food chain is Known for being closed every Sunday.
In his Halloween tweet, Beamer praised Peter Burns, SEC Network’s anchor. Friday’s Halloween tweet by Burns included a list of Halloween power rankings. “SEC This Morning”Radio and TV Shows
“@ChickfilA Trying to move up your Halloween power rankings @PeterBurnsESPN !! #HappyHalloween #MyPleasure,”Beamer tweeted the shrug-and-hang 10 emojis
Beamer’s costume included a black Chick-fil-A hat, a red-and-white striped shirt and a custom name tag reading “Coach Beamer.”
Beamer’s costume tweet was a reply to a viral post from September in which a Twitter user guessed what each SEC head coach would do for a living if they didn’t coach. The tweet predicted that Beamer, a man known for his positive attitude, would become a Chick-fil A franchisee.
In September, a user on Twitter posted: “Chick-fil-A Director here who can confirm Coach (Beamer) has the makings of a CFA Operator.”
“Yes!! I’m really hoping this head coaching thing works out but good to know I have a potential fall back option!!”Beamer retweeted a laughing emoji
Beamer’s Gamecocks (4-4, 1-4 SEC) return from their open week to host Florida in Williams-Brice Stadium this Saturday. South Carolina hosts the Gators at 8:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.
Augusta Stone covers South Carolina Gamecocks women’s basketball, football and other college sports for The State. A winner of the Green Eyeshade Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Stone’s work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Charlotte Observer. Stone graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree as a journalist.