Kobe Buffalomeat had the best name of National Signing Day

In the midst of National Signing Day 2017, the news of one commit made the rounds, and it was solely because of his name. Illinois State proudly announced their new offensive lineman: Kobe Buffalomeat.

You can see right away why Twitter went into line-o-rama mode after the Redbirds made the announcement:

*Kobe Buffalomeat goes to school*

Kobe: “OK, I’m heading off to class now. Bye mom! Bye dad!

Mr. and Mrs. Buffalomeat: “Bison!”

— Michael Lananna (@mlananna) February 1, 2017

He’s more than the name, though. In his highlight video, Redbirds recruiting coordinator Lamar Conard lays out why the team was interested in him:

“Big kid. He has some work to do in the weight room, and continue development, but we think he can be a very special player here. You just can’t recruit that kind of size and attitude. He’s more than willing and I think that he will be a tremendous asset to [offensive coordinator Dan Clark’s]…