Tickets for free tweet lessons?#???????— Will Muschamp (@CoachWMuschamp) July 30, 2014
Gators coach Will Muschamp needs your help, and is offering free game tickets to anyone willing to lend him a hand mastering the Twitterverse.
After a couple of a recent miscues, Muschamp took to Twitter on Tuesday night once again. This time, the 42-year-old coach showed a surprising grasp of the social media format with this self-effacing tweet.
Muschamp's tweet looked to make light of the fact he had inadvertently posted a couple of direct messages on his Twitter feed clearly intended for recruits.
Many viewed Tampa running back Ray Ray McCloud II's decision Monday to commit to Clemson over Florida as further evidence top offensive players are skeptical of joining Muschamp's Gators. While Muschamp’s defenses have finished each year ranked in the top 10 nationally, his offenses have not once cracked the top 100.
Muschamp's reacted with this direct message-turned-tweet.
"My track record of developing defensive players speaks for itself - u will be special here!"
Five days earlier, Muschamp accidentally tweeted a message meant as a direct message for a recruit. It read: "Got it! Excited about u! Need u!"
Both messages were immediately removed, but not before each was read and retweeted many times.
While Muschamp is not new to Twitter, he is by no means an avid user of it - at least, publicly. Muschamp opened his account in December of 2010, the month he was hired to coach the Gators, and has just 429 tweets, with many of them offering congratulations to fellow UF coaches or former Gators.
Tuesday night's tweet, though, might be his best effort yet. As of Wednesday morning, it had garnered more than 300 retweets and was favorited 339 times.
Some our favorite reactions:
From zzgator @zzgator
@CoachWMuschamp Don't ever change, Coach. #GoGators
From ethan crosbie @ethancrosbie0
@CoachWMuschamp Bring me to the Bama game and you got a deal!!
From Coach Bobo @CroachMikeBobo 13h
How about for a copy of your defensive playbook #DAWGS RT @CoachWMuschamp: Tickets for free tweet lessons?#???????
From Brian Penter @BrianPenter 11h
At least he has a sense of humor RT “@CoachWMuschamp: Tickets for free tweet lessons?#???????”
If you want to follow the Florida coach on Twitter,his Twitter handle is @CoachWMuschamp. Here is the link to his account.
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