Meet the Virginia couple that got married at the Tennessee-Alabama game

Courtesy of WATE

TUSCALOOSA (WATE) – The guests sat in camping chairs sipping on solo cups and the bride wore a white sundress and cowboy boots.

According to ESPN, Chip Thomas and Karen O’Connor are from Roanoke, Virginia. The couple met and bonded over football.

So, when they decided to get married, they couldn’t not think of a better place to get married than the Tennessee-Alabama game.

WATE 6 On Your Side Sports Director Michael Spencer with the officiant and best man of the wedding.

A large crowd gathered outside the tent during the ceremony. One of the groomsmen wore a red Speedo and the wedding officiant wore red robes, complete with a white headdress.

The couple couldn’t be happier at their wedding, but what they didn’t expect was photos from their wedding to go viral. Photos and tweets from their wedding got picked up by media outlets across the country.

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