College Sports Programs Come Together For Amazing Twitter Thread

College sports programs across the nation are in the holiday spirit.

On Christmas Eve, a total of 45 programs came together to show the magic of social media and how it can bring everyone together in one of the most masterful Twitter threads of all time.

The programs created a thread to tell the Christmas poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, more popularly known as ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

It all started with the Michigan athletic department sharing a photo of the football stadium in Ann Arbor covered in snow with the caption, “‘Twas the night before Christmas…”

That’s when the fun began and everyone else decided to start jumping in by adding some twists to the poem.

Check out the full thread below (h/t: USA TODAY’s For The Win):

'Twas the night before Christmas…

— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) December 24, 2017

..when all through the Hall

— Indiana Hoosiers (@IUHoosiers) December 24, 2017

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…

— Montana State Bobcats (@MSUBobcats) December 24, 2017

The stockings were hung by the lockers with care

— Maryland Terrapins (@umterps) December 24, 2017

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

— Austin Peay Govs (@letsgopeay) December 24, 2017

The children were nestled all snug in their beds;

— Gamecock Athletics (@GamecocksOnline) December 24, 2017

While visions of Irishmen danced in their heads;#GoIrish

— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) December 24, 2017

And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap,

— WVU Sports (@WVUSports) December 24, 2017

Had just settled our rink, for a short winter’s nap

— Air Force Falcons (@AF_Falcons) December 24, 2017

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,

— Arkansas Razorbacks (@ArkRazorbacks) December 24, 2017

Rodney sprang from his bed to see what was the matter

— VCU Athletics (@VCUAthletics) December 24, 2017

Away to the window I flew like a flash,

— Auburn Tigers (@AuburnTigers) December 24, 2017

Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash

— Miami Football (@MiamiOHFootball) December 24, 2017

The moon on the breast of the n̶e̶w̶ ̶f̶a̶l̶l̶e̶n̶ ̶s̶n̶o̶w̶ freshly cut grass

— UCF Knights (@UCFKnights) December 24, 2017

Gave a lustre of midday to objects below,

— SCAC (@SCAC_Sports) December 24, 2017

When what to my wondering eyes did appear,

— James Madison Athletics (@JMUSports) December 25, 2017

But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer.
With a little old driver so lively and quick #GoRU ⚔️🛡

— Rutgers Scarlet Knights (@RUAthletics) December 25, 2017

I knew in a moment he must be St. Nick.

Or @CoachPeteUW.

— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) December 25, 2017

More rapid than Eagles his coursers they came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name:

— Winthrop Athletics (@WUEagles) December 25, 2017

Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now Prancer and Vixen!#GoStags🤘🎄

— Fairfield Stags (@FairfieldStags) December 25, 2017


— Horned Frogs (@TCU_Athletics) December 25, 2017

To the top of the stadium! To the top of the wall!

— Baylor Athletics (@BaylorAthletics) December 25, 2017

Now dash away! dash away! dash away all! 💨#GoBucks

— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) December 25, 2017

As leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky;

— Miami Hurricanes (@MiamiHurricanes) December 25, 2017

So up to the belltop the coursers they flew

— TulsaHurricane (@TulsaHurricane) December 25, 2017

With the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too—
And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof…

— ISU Redbirds (@ISURedbirds) December 25, 2017

…the prancing and pawing of each little hoof.

— Penn State Athletics (@GoPSUsports) December 25, 2017

As I drew in my head, and was turning around,

— Campbell Athletics (@GoCamels) December 25, 2017

… Down the chimney St. Nicholas 🎅came with a bound.

— Murray State Sports (@MSURacers) December 25, 2017

He was dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot,#Bearcats

— Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS) December 25, 2017

And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot;
A bundle of toys he had flung on his back,
And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack

— HokieSports (@hokiesports) December 25, 2017

His eyes—how they twinkled! his dimples, how merry!

— Wisconsin Badgers (@UWBadgers) December 25, 2017

His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!

— UTRGV Athletics (@GoUTRGV) December 25, 2017

His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow

And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow!

— Wofford Terriers (@WoffordTerriers) December 25, 2017

The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath!

— Go Beavs (@BeaverAthletics) December 25, 2017

He had a broad face, and a little round belly. 🔴🔵

— LA Tech Sports (@LATechSports) December 25, 2017

That shook when Truman laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. 🐯🌲

— Mizzou Athletics (@MizzouAthletics) December 25, 2017

He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,

— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) December 25, 2017

And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself;

— Xavier Musketeers (@XUAthletics) December 25, 2017

A wink of his eye and a twist of his head,
Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread;

— Troy Athletics (@TroyAthletics) December 25, 2017

He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
And filled all the stockings; then turned with a jerk,
And laying his finger aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose;

— UTSA Athletics (@UTSAAthletics) December 25, 2017

He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle.

— Houston Athletics (@UHCougars) December 25, 2017

And away they all flew like the down of a thistle.

— Purdue Athletics (@PurdueSports) December 25, 2017

But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight

— Utah State Athletics (@USUAthletics) December 25, 2017

Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night! 🎅🎄😴

— #BlueHens (@UDBlueHens) December 25, 2017

Well done, everyone.

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