Scrolling through C-USA twitter last week, the following thought-provoking tweet emerged from a bit of banter between fans:
It’s time we assign CUSA school towns Star Wars planets. Rice is Coruscant. WKU is definitely Jakku. https://t.co/eUD5WqHSBo— Imagine Dragons Bowling (@The_DailyDragon) October 20, 2018
Well, it turns out you can’t just make a casual comment like that on the internet without provoking some, uh, pretty adamant opinions:
I smell a join blog post. Huntington has to be Hoth, right? Ruston is Endor? Birmingham is that planet from Solo with the train heist scene?— go tech pls dont die (@gotechplsdntdie) October 20, 2018
These are some great suggestions from @gotechplsdntdie, but this being Twitter, you’re going to have to show your work.
Obviously North Texas is Endor because it's close to the Death Star. pic.twitter.com/4aI3X2u47Q— Spicy Nonsense (@Sports4Heretics) October 20, 2018
Visual back-up always helps, but others were quick to jump in with there own takes as well, and where football tales and sci-fi takes overlap, it’s never disappointing.
MTSU is Naboo.. Grassy nothing is Murfreesboro... And the city scenes from the movie are Nashville. pic.twitter.com/zOYF6DAUXk— C-USA Refs (@F5_CUSARefs) October 20, 2018
UTEP is Dantooine, because there were signs of activity, but it's been abandoned for some time.— Spicy Nonsense (@Sports4Heretics) October 20, 2018
FIU/FAU are* both Kashyyyk pic.twitter.com/db9DTDswis— C-USA Refs (@F5_CUSARefs) October 20, 2018
These are some fantastic suggestions, but there’s still be some unclaimed territory for any reader who wants to @ us.
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