BYU + Coke = tons of jokes

(Associated Press file photo) Cans of Coca-Cola and Diet Coke like these — photographed in Anne's Deli in Portland, Ore. — are making their way onto Brigham Young University's campus.

It’s probably the biggest soda-related news you’ll hear this week.

The Thursday announcement that Brigham Young University will begin offering caffeinated sodas on campus hit the internet like a gush of Mentos-laced Diet Coke, with reactions from lawmakers, national journalists and regular jokesters.

Here are some of the best reactions to the change.

The school’s athletic director already sounds caffeinated:

Even the University of Utah — which has a relationship with Pepsi — chimed in:

He later clarified that this is sarcasm, but it didn’t stop his mentions from blowing up:

Photographic evidence: