The Music City Bowl’s official Twitter account had a slip in its neutrality after the selection of Tennessee and Nebraska on Sunday evening.
The tweet was later deleted and the account sent out an explanation of what happened:
For transparency sake, we do have a couple UT alumni on staff who manage our social media platforms. There (cont) https://t.co/2uFIwTSDO1
— Music City Bowl (@MusicCityBowl) December 5, 2016
Here’s the full explanation from that link:
“For transparency sake, we do have a couple UT alumni on staff who manage our social media platforms. There was a tweet that went out earlier this evening which was connected to a Facebook post from a staff member who thought they were posting from their personal page. While we hope mistakes like this don’t occur – they sometimes do and at the end of the day we’re all human (and sports fans). We couldn’t be more excited about our match-up and hope you’ll accept that this as an honest mistake.”
It looks like it was an honest mistake, but it’s one that Tennessee fans won’t have too big of a problem with.