Jan 2, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (27) against the Oklahoma Sooners during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Oklahoma defeated Alabama 45-31. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Derrick Henry Blows Up Twitter With Photos of New Car

Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry briefly caused a Twitter pile up by showing off a new car.

Henry posted – then deleted – a photo of a sharp-looking Dodge Challenger, along with the caption, “Everybody meet my new baby!” Since nothing on the Internet ever goes away for good, here’s one reaction to Henry’s tweet:

Predictably, rival fans jumped on the situation immediately, causing a Twitter meltdown ably curated by our old pal BanditRef. Clearly a young black man with a new car is a red flag, and the online profiling began. Here are some of the highlights:

If he hasn’t already, Henry is learning just how heated the animosity toward Alabama is by its rival fans. And speaking of that rivalry, there’s one thing we’re pretty sure of:

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