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Pregame proposal: man uses news crew to surprise girlfriend

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While tailgating before the South Carolina Gamecocks' game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Patrick McMenamin surprised his girlfriend of three years, LeAnna Smith, with a marriage proposal.

He did it with a little help from a local TV news crew who distracted Smith.  As she and her friends were looking into the camera and cheering for the Gamecocks, McMenamin stepped in and got down on one knee.  He asked LeAnna if she would marry him.  LeAnna replied "yes" several times before asking McMenamin for help putting the ring on her shaking hand.  The two embrace in what will likely go down as their favorite Gamecocks tailgate.



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