Outside of Yelawolf, everybody seems too wrapped up in the royal wedding, the NFL Draft, and—of course!—Diamond and Soulja Boy's budding romance (barf?) to talk about the terrible tornadoes that ripped through the South earlier this week and left hundreds of people dead and thousands more running for cover. But here's an interesting story to help put it into context: According to Alabama football coach Nick Saban, 'Bama offensive lineman Carson Tinker was thrown an astounding 50 feet from his house during by the tornado that rocked Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night. He suffered some minor injuries during the melee but is expected to make a full recover. Lesson learned: Mother Nature doesn't give an eff how big you are—she cannot be blocked, people. [via SB Nation]
Nick Saban says OL Carson Tinker was injured and thrown 50 feet out of his house during the massive storms. He is expected to be okay.