OSI UMENYIORA, BRANDON JACOBS PLEDGE TO WIN & RETURN SUPER BOWL RING AT 1m TWITTER FOLLOWERS
Giants defensive end Osi
Umenyiora was shocked when he learned Lawrence Taylor's Super Bowl XXV ring was up for auction. He
couldn't fathom the legend and NFL Hall of Famer losing his jewelry forever, so the
Chief devised a contest: get him to 1,000,000 Twitter followers to save the
Umenyiora pledges that at 1,000,000 Twitter followers, he will see to it that
he wins the auction for Taylor's Super Bowl ring and then allows a fan (chosen
at random) to personally delivery the ring back to LT.
"Attn: All L.T., NEW YORK
GIANTS, NFL FANS! If I
get 1 million followers, I will buy LT's ring back and give it to him. I'm not
joking," Umenyiora tweeted. "L.T is a football LEGEND! If 1,000,000 people support him getting
his ring back, then it's worth it to me to buy it and give it back to
Former Big Blue running back Brandon
Jacobs immediately jumped aboard this bandwagon, and joined Umenyiora in his
quest. Like Osi, Jacobs will buy the ring at 1,000,000 Twitter followers and
allow a fan (chosen at random) to personally deliver it to the legend.
"I am in with you on this," Jacobs tweeted to Osi. "I will follow the same
As of now, Umenyiora has 22,353 followers, which is up over 3,350 followers
since his initial tweet about the ring, Jacobs, meanwhile, has 2,214 followers,
which is up over 210 since he joined this campaign.
Umenyiora can be followed @OsiUmenyiora and Jacobs can be followed @gatorboy45.
With less than 13 hours remaining for Taylor's Super
Bowl XXV ring, time is running out. The bid is currently $98,525."