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Minnesota Football: Twitter reacts to the Gophers re-claiming Paul Bunyan’s Axe

Last night’s celebration extended well beyond the confines of Camp Randall Stadium

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The University of Wisconsin Twitter account has frequently made mention of the fact that Twitter was not around the last time the Minnesota Golden Gophers won Paul Bunyan’s Axe, so you can imagine the Tweet storm that ensued once the players re-claimed the axe.

Several current players took to Twitter as part of their celebration:

It was also a proud moment for a number of Gopher Football alumni:

The official @GopherFootball account was on point all night.

The @GopherSports athletics account has taken a lot of abuse over the years from the @UWMadison account, and was lying in wait for the first opportunity to fire back: