FSU Fans to Fly "Keep Al Golden" Banner Over Miami Game

Al Golden
Al Golden
Photo by Stian Roenning

Despite Al Golden and his Miami Hurricanes starting the season with an undefeated record, fans have frequently seen banners flying over the stadium urging the firing of Golden. There were at least three sailing over Saturday's Nebraska game, with one urging the school to hurry up and can Golden because flying the banners was getting expensive. 

The effort has been met with confusion and befuddlement from fans of other teams and irritation by some Hurricane fans. FSU fans, however, are getting a big kick out of it. In fact, on Monday we noted that there was a burgeoning effort set up on GoFundMe to fly a "Keep Al Golden" banner over October's Miami-FSU game in Tallahassee. 

Well, two days later, Seminole fans have fully funded it. 

In fact, it has surpassed its goal of $500 and has raised $810. Meaning a "Keep Al Golden" banner will fly over the game for at least an hour. 

FSU fans seem to be pretty confident about it. If the team beats the Hurricanes, the prank will be hilarious trolling that impatient Hurricane fans set themselves up for. If Miami manages to pull off the (upset, let's be honest) win, then it might go down as one of the biggest backfires in sports trolling history. 

In fact, Seminoles fans on Twitter are in a full civil war debating about whether or not this banner is a good idea. 

But then as one astute Twitterer points out, it might not even be that big of a deal.

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