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Rays' David Price rocks Vanderbilt football uniform in bullpen

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price wears

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price wears a Vanderbilt football uniform as he throws in the bullpen before a game against the Los Angeles Angels. (Aug. 28, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Like the rest of America, David Price is ready for some (college) football.

He showed his team spirit by wearing a full-on Vanderbilt football uniform -- including the helmet -- while throwing in the bullpen before the Tampa Bay Rays' game against the Los Angeles Angels. According to the Associated Press, the Rays' road trip to Oakland this weekend will be college football themed.

Price attended Vanderbilt from 2005-07 before becoming the No. 1 overall pick by the Rays as a junior in the 2007 MLB Draft. The reigning AL Cy Young winner went 22-10 in three seasons with the Commodores.

Vanderbilt kicks off the college football season in an SEC rivalry game against Ole Miss at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Nashville.

After the bullpen session, Price (@DAVIDprice14) indulged fans on Twitter:

Tags: David Price , Tampa Bay Rays , Vanderbilt , Ole Miss

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