FT. WORTH, Tex. (WIBW) -- A Notre Dame fan lived out the dream of every Auburn fan who's ever screamed "war damn eagle" when an eagle flying around AT&T Stadium roosted on his arm during the national anthem ahead of the Cotton Bowl.
The panic in this clip is palpable, but everything turned out OK. Take a look:
He even got a good photo op out of the deal.
The eagle landed all right. On a Notre Dame fan. pic.twitter.com/6koNTfitvm— Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) December 29, 2018
To be frank, the eagle looks more concerned than the fan does with the situation.
This is horrifying. The eagle let loose during the National Anthem is lost and terrified, flying and landing on random spectators in the crowd.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughTimes) December 29, 2018
Notre Dame came into the game against Clemson as a 12-point underdog in Saturday's first College Football Playoff semifinal. However, Notre Dame has made a habit of defying the odds so far this season, so they're likely using the underdog status as fuel. Regardless of the final score, it was an unforgettable afternoon for at least one Notre Dame supporter.