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Baylor's Shawn Oakman Becomes Internet Meme Due to Massive Frame

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIJanuary 2, 2015

Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman has turned plenty of heads this college football season, coming in at 6'9" and 280 pounds. As his team faced the Michigan State Spartans on the national stage Thursday, he attracted even more attention.

A picture surfaced on Twitter of Oakman on the giant video boards at AT&T Stadium, with the 22-year-old towering over his opponents. Not surprisingly, the picture of Oakman quickly started to spread, and now the junior defensive end has become a new Internet meme.

Here are just a few of the best tweets regarding Oakman:

While Oakman says he will return to school in 2015, according to The Associated Press (via, it shouldn't be long before we see the massive defender playing at the next level.


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