Wednesday was National Signing Day as top high school football prospects officially signed on to play in college.

Illinois State University captured headlines for its talented recruiting class but more so due to the name of one of its recruits: Kobe Buffalomeat.

The unusual name quickly ascended to be one of the top trends on Twitter.


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Buffalomeat, affectionately known as "Beef," is a six-foot-seven-inch, 285-pound offensive lineman from Lawrence, Kan. He was selected to the First-Team All-Sunflower League in 2016.

Here is a highlight video from Buffalomeat's time in high school.

Naturally, Twitter has been off the hook responding to this uniquely named prospect who's now becoming an instant celebrity.


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