By now, the "second screen" experience is ubiquitous among sports fans who enjoy following their favorite social media personalities on their mobile devices during games, either from their living rooms or in the stands. Why settle for what Al Michaels or Bob Costas has to say when you can also check out takes from Justin Timberlake or Gov. Scott Walker?
Among fans of the Green Bay Packers, the Green Bay Press Gazette's Doug Schneider has become a must-follow over the past few years. During each Packers home game, Schneider tweets what he hears on the local police scanner throughout the day, providing a slice of Wisconsin life, 140 characters at a time using the hashtag #scannersquawk.
With fans of the Wisconsin Badgers and Louisiana State Tigers converging on Lambeau Field Saturday — the first major college football game ever played at the venerable stadium — Schneider's Twitter feed was unleashed on the college football scene. And thanks to a well-deserved reputation on the part of both fan bases for, shall we say, enjoying themselves, it didn't disappoint.
The Press Gazette tallied 16 arrests and 24 ejections from the 77,823 fans in attendance. Here's a snapshot of how they were documented by Schneider: