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UGA football signees tweet about coaching rumors

Two UGA signees at wide receiver apparently reacted to rumors about the future of the team’s coach at wide receiver, Tony Ball — and it caused quite a stir on Twitter.

I’m not sure where the rumors originated from. The only thing I could find was a report on Monday from Nola.com’s James Smith mentioning Ball as one of five candidates to potentially replace Adam Henry, who left LSU on Sunday to take a job with the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers.

Here’s the tweet from Terry Godwin, the 5-star wide receiver from Callaway who decided on signing day that he would stick with his yearlong commitment to UGA rather than flip to Auburn:

They really just waited till MY name was in INK to pull this

Here’s the tweet from another UGA signee at wide receiver, Jayson Stanley of Creekside.

I wake up and someone tell me coach ball leaving?

Finally, there was this tweet from Darius Slayton, the wide receiver from Greater Atlanta Christian who flipped from UGA to Auburn on the eve of signing day:

After generating a lot of reaction on Twitter, both Godwin and Slayton deleted their tweets.  Then Godwin put this out …

UGA WR coach Tony Ball (AJC)

UGA WR coach Tony Ball (AJC)


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