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Pat Fitzgerald Tweet Draws Controversy


Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald is one of the most respected coaches in a field that has some of the real slime balls of this country. Over the weekend Fitzgerald caused a little controversy of his own, with a tweet about the Knicks Jeremy Lin.

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Lin has come on strong the past few weeks and has become a media darling and popular NBA topic.

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This past weekend Fitzgerald posted a tweet about Lin after the Knicks defeated the Lakers.

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"Officially on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon. There's finally an NBA player who plays hard and says the right things off the court."

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Now reading this tweet, it's hard not to see the fact their might be some racial element to it even if Fitzgerald didn't intend that to be the case.

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What came out today was that Fitzgerald may have not even sent the tweet himself. ESPN Chicago reported Northwestern assistant Cody Cejda was the one that sent the tweet under Fitzgerald's name. This isn't an uncommon practice in college football.

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Moral of the story is who really knows what Fitzgerald or Cejda meant with this tweet. Going forward though Fitzgerald might want to be the only one using his twitter account.

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