"Pedobear" Showed Up At The Houston-Penn State Game Today

We got an email, telegram-style, this morning: "Pedobear spotted tailgating outside ticket city bowl in Dallas complete with joepa cleats." We figured it was just a gag tailgate outfit that would never make it into the TicketCity Bowl (at the Cotton Bowl) and that we might not wind up with photographic evidence. Boy, were we wrong.

We got plenty of photos. And he even made it on the JumboTron, with a sign (complete with Nittany Lion emblem) that read "Keep Quiet and Don't Tell Anyone":

"Pedobear" Showed Up At The Houston-Penn State Game Today

If you don't hang out in the unsavory corners of the internet, you might not know Pedobear. Per Wikipedia: "It is a concept used to mock pedophiles or people who have an interest in minors, and the bear image has been likened to bait used to lure children or as a mascot for pedophiles." So there you go.

Lest sanctimonious, easily offended Penn State fans get worked up at Houston fans, a Texas Longhorns message board was responsible for the stunt. They appear pleased with how it worked out.

And, hey, the Cougars routed the Nittany Lions, 30-14. That's something we can all get behind.

H/T Adam, Derek, Martin, and others.