The Mario Cristobal Quote About Auburn That’s Circulating Is Fake

first_img Shots fired, right? Nope. It turns out the entire quote was falsified, and the account admitted as much after being called out.Things I learned today: Oregon fans cannot take a joke— College Football Quotes (@cfbquotes) July 2, 2019Yes…. I acted like an idiot and when he finally figured out what was going on, I threw out some juvenile insults for fun. What’s funny is I’ve been laughing this whole time while the majority of Oregon fans responding are clearly very angry and upset— College Football Quotes (@cfbquotes) July 2, 2019Moseley himself spent plenty of time clarifying that the quote was fake and he never published it.He even responded to former Auburn linebacker Deshaun Davis, who definitely thought the comments were legitimate.I’m sorry what? This is fake. I’ve never published anything like that from MC.— Rob Moseley (@DuckFootball) July 1, 2019That quote is fake, FYI. That account is run by a Washington fan looking to make Oregon look bad, since the two schools are rivals. Mario Cristobal has never said anything like that, and I’ve certainly never reported anything like that — because it’s fake.— Rob Moseley (@DuckFootball) July 1, 2019After all this nonsense, Auburn and Oregon will actually meet on the field in the AdvoCare Classic on Aug. 31.The game will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex. and televised on ABC. Oregon football coach Mario Cristobal.SANTA CLARA, CA – DECEMBER 31: Head coach Mario Cristobal of the Oregon Ducks works with his players during pre-game warm ups prior to the start of the Redbox Bowl against the Michigan State Spartans at Levi’s Stadium on December 31, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)Anyone who may have thought that Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal provided some bulletin board material for his Week 1 opponent Auburn is sadly mistaken. A viral “quote” from Cristobal about the Tigers is actually a hoax.Over the weekend, a tweet from the account @CFBQuotes claimed Cristobal viewed Auburn as “just another team in the Pac-12” and that they “weren’t worried” about the game.“We play in the Pac-12, so we play teams around Auburn’s level week in and week out … we believe we are stronger and faster than any other team in America,” read the quote attributed to Cristobal via’s Rob Moseley.Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal was asked about the opener vs Auburn, & said that Auburn would be just another team in the PAC-12 and that they weren’t worried about the matchup.He also talked up his squad and claimed that his team was the fastest & strongest in the nation.— College Football Quotes (@cfbquotes) June 30, 2019last_img