21-year-old Utah student arrested after allegedly threatening to blow up nuclear reactor if Utes lost

You make a Rose Bowl and everyone freaks out.

Such was the case in Utah, where a 21-year-old Utah student allegedly threatened to blow up a nuclear reactor if Utah lost to San Diego last Saturday, per KSL.com.

According to the police, the student actually had knowledge of a reactor and goes to the class where the reactor is installed.

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The student was reportedly taken to the Salt Lake County Jail on Wednesday on an official threat of terrorism charge. The threat was made through Yik Yak, a regionalized social media app where people can post anonymously.

According to KSL.com, an Indiana student made a bomb threat on Yik Yak just weeks earlier. The moral of the story: There is no such thing as an anonymous social media app, especially when making terrorism threats, ironic or otherwise.

At the. 13 Utah would go on to decisively win 35-7 over SDSU. According to the Bleacher Report, the school has not released a statement about the alleged threat. Utah will travel to Arizona on Saturday as it looks to go 3-1 for the season.

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