Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, doesn't make many public appearances and is known as a private person.
But after Cook was tapped for a lifetime achievement award by his alma mater, Auburn University, the Robertsdale, Ala., native obliged and game a roughly 13-minute speech.
And as any true Auburn fan would, Cook made sure to reference the epic Iron Bowl between his Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide. As you may have heard by now, the Tigers won on a thrilling, last-second 100-yard touchdown return by Auburn's Chris Davis. After beating Missouri in the SEC Championship game, the Tigers are now set to face undefeated Florida State in the BCS title game.
During his opening remarks, Cook said, “I’m going to make my comments brief but I may ask for one extra second at the end because we all know how much of a difference that can make.”
The comment received a roar of applause and laughter from the crowd.
With this and many more jokes coming at the Crimson Tide's expense, something tells us Oklahoma may be going up against an unstoppable force in the Sugar Bowl.
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