If his play is as phenomenal as his name, then this guy is headed to the hall of fame.

Illinois State has announced it has signed a 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive lineman from Lawrence, Kan. named Kobe Buffalomeat. Now, he's probably heard all the jokes about his name, but it's new to the college football world.

Kobe gave up football for a few years and focused on basketball, but returned to the sport.

With a name like Kobe Buffalomeat, you just knew the internet was going to have some fun with it. And the good people who tool around the 'net did not disappoint. He's also expected to capitalize on the newfound fame by appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday.