Congressman Mo Brooks came to Tuscaloosa for several political events Thursday but made a stop to have a little fun in between through a few rounds of ping-pong at the Bowlero bowling alley on McFarland Boulevard.

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Brooks and his wife, members of his campaign team and friends stopped by to play a few games after speaking at the Alabama Disaster Preparedness Conference Thursday afternoon.

Mo Brooks Ping Pong
(Brittany Marshall|Tuscaloosa Thread)

Brooks told the Tuscaloosa Thread despite being an avid Alabama fan, his house is divided during college football season.

Brooks received his law degree from the University of Alabama's School of Law and his wife is a graduate of the university as well. He said his sons did not follow in their footsteps; they attended Auburn University instead.

Brooks also spilled about his must-visit restaurant when in the Druid City - the iconic Tuscaloosa staple, Dreamland Bar-B-Que.

Brooks will appear at the "America First Alabama First Get Out the Vote Rally" at Sokol Park South Thursday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the West Alabama Republican Assembly.

Brooks will face Katie Britt in the Republican primary runoff election Tuesday. Both are vying to replace longtime US Senator Richard Shelby, who is not seeking re-election after six terms in that office.

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