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Knoxville man's Twitter photo of a hairy 'T' goes viral

Posted at 8:20 PM, Sep 02, 2014

When Knoxville’s Michael Bean came across a Vol fan during a tailgate party before Tennessee’s game with Utah State Sunday, he knew he had to share.

The Big Orange fan had manscaped UT’s power “T” into his chest hair.

Bean tells us he, “just saw him … and thought it was too good not to get a pic.”

He tweeted the image from his Twitter account (@jbean6utk), and his instincts were right: Nashville-based Clay Travis, a writer for Fox Sports, sent Bean’s photo out to Travis’ 105,000+ followers. Then sports broadcaster and “Dancing With the Stars” co-host Erin Andrews retweeted Travis’ post to her 2.3 million Twitter followers.

Bean later joked on Twitter, “I can die a happy man now thanks to @ErinAndrewsretweeting me.”

Meanwhile, the website also posted Bean’s photo and asked, “Who needs body paint?”

The Vols destroyed Utah State, 38-7, Sunday night in Neyland Stadium. So don’t be surprised to see more hairy “T's” around town in time for this Saturday’s game against Arkansas State.