Davenport University is famous throughout Michigan for advertising like hell to get people to either go back to college or get an MBA. And now this: A horrific attempt at backflipping during a commencement ceremony that

Instead of the normal two-thumbs-up or perhaps an excited "woo-hoo!," Robert Jeffrey Blank decided to show off his gymnastics skills after getting the fake piece of paper that stands in for a diploma before you get the real one in the mail, provided you've paid off past due parking tickets and whatnot.


Rather than a smooth landing, Blank landed flat on the stage with a loud thud, horrifying the academics looking on. The announcer asked if he needed a minute, but like all of us in embarrassing situations such as this, that's one minute too many.

Blank hasn't suffered any injuries, we're assuming.

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