SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland believes that an eight-team playoff would diminish college football’s regular season. ESPN radio host and analyst Danny Kanell said McFarland’s theory can be described with two emoji.

Many media members, however, came to McFarland’s defense:

Marcus Spears and Kanell, with a cameo from “SportsCenter” anchor Scott Van Pelt, went back-and-forth over cupcake scheduling and length of the season:

It’s worth noting that McFarland’s Twitter cover photo is him on the set of Kanell’s radio show, “Russillo & Kanell,” implying there is unlikely any real animosity between the two. Kanell certainly got Twitter talking on Thursday morning.