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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  • Mary Waltman

    People are just dense…how did all of you get your cars…..parents, a job, financed through bank….Bama haters are in full bloom”……but it’s alright for Cam to steal a laptop and his parents to be paid for his playing at Auburn….Winston to be “allegedly ” accused of sexual assault and then steal of all things, crab legs., and Manziel to beat up on people at a bar and get drunk and belligerent at every turn……yeah I get it.

  • Robbie Robinson

    Who are any of you to judge and say he can’t afford a car..none of you know his situation or financial situation…bunch of assuming haters..you know what assuming does.. Get a life!

  • Gerald Tinnon

    At least we know he didn’t steal it at Publix or get $180,000 plus to buy it…

  • Tiara Chapman

    His parents helped him buy it…. sooooooo everyone that says he can’t afford it. You’re right! But his parents can as working ppl. Stop the speculation.