Connor Barwin Goes to His First Rugby Match

Further proof that Connor Barwin is the coolest Texan when it comes to living the Houston life: He headed to BBVA Compass Stadium from his downtown apartment to catch the USA Rugby team against Italy.

Despite his cheering them on, the USA lost, although the large crowd was raucous in their support. (For more shots of the USA-Italy match, check out our slideshow.)

Barwin makes a better supporter than a photographer, as this twitpic shows:

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