What they're saying about Twitter use and Oklahoma State football

by Gina Mizell Modified: August 14, 2013 at 10:00 am •  Published: August 13, 2013

Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer: “That's just a vehicle for (recruits) to know what I'm about, and I'm about more than teaching them how to tackle. Hopefully, that opens the door for them to know a bit more personally, because we can't talk to them sometimes. We can't call, we can't text. But they can read something coming from me every day.”

Offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich: “I tweet sometimes to express my attitude at the time and that sort of thing and to give good cheer. But recruiting is really important and it's like an arms race and you've got to keep up with the Joneses.”

Running back Jeremy Smith: “(Letting us use Twitter is) just one way of putting trust in us just for us to learn how to grow up and how to communicate with people.”

Defensive line coach Joe Bob Clements: “For the most part, my role with my players involving that stuff is just to educate them, the dangers of it. We all get angry. We all have bad days. And we all, at one time or another, say things that we wish we could take back. The issue with Twitter and Facebook and everything else they use, if you put that out there, you can't take it back. They're going to get it, they're going to keep it and it's out there forever.”

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by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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