Someone recorded the encounter and the video went viral. Then he got invited to go on the Today Show and be interviewed by Savannah Guthrie.
And that's when the fun started.
Boyce: "Don't take this personally, but i may have been more comfortable in the ditch with the alligator than I am right now."Oh, yeah? Watch as Guthrie tries to get a word in edgewise.
Guthrie: "Fred , this is going to be a lot easier, let me tell you, because I don't bite."