Kentucky safety Mike Edwards is not a fat dude. He's a ripped 6-foot, 200-pounder who one of the most athletic players in the SEC. So when his pants ripped on his way to SEC Media Day, fat jokes didn't work.
Still, it's a really funny story and he knew it.
Edwards joined head coach Mark Stoops and teammates Stephen Johnson and Courtney Love in Hoover, Ala., on Wednesday for the Wildcats' appearance at SEC Media Days. But before they left Lexington, Edwards had a mishap.
The butt of his pants exploded:
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While it was an unfortunate and embarrassing moment for Edwards — one that will likely lead to a season-long barrage of jokes from his teammates — he was able to laugh it off.
He got a new pair of pants and, later in the day, was asked about how it happened: