We love Frank Maartin for so many reasons. Not only is he a great coach (5-0 in the SEC!), but he is one of the most outspoken people out there. And, unlike at other programs, he runs his own Twitter account, so don’t be surprised if you get an honest reply from the man himself rather than some intern.
A poor Florida fan found that out the hard way this morning. @GamecocksOnline tweeted a video last night from the SEC Network touting the men’s and women’s basketball programs’ achievements this year.
The Gamecocks ended up beating Florida 57-53. That triggered this salty response from this Gators fan.
This guy must have forgotten one of the main rules of Twitter: if you come at Frank Martin, don’t be surprised if he strikes back.
Really? We had 17000 ppl at the game last night. U have 3 followers. So ppl don't care about... hmmmmm https://t.co/pIiZDHQ17P— Frank Martin (@FrankMartin_SC) January 19, 2017
Nathan joins this Newberry fan from earlier in the season that have experienced a Frank Martin clapback on Twitter. Fortunately, the Newberry fan made peace with Gamecocks fans later on. Unfortunately, we aren’t expecting the same from this guy.
By the way, Nathan, scoreboard. And one other thing: