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Fake Langford Twitter Dupes Gottfried

Monday, March 10, 2014 8:06pm
  • Courtesy: Matt Gentry
     Courtesy: Matt Gentry

A Twitter account claiming to be Josh Langford began tweeting about the 6-foot-6 Alabama combo guard’s visit to NC State on Monday. 

The tweets were met by a flood of welcoming messages from NC State fans, hoping to land the five-star player from the class of 2016. 

The account was almost immediately denounced as a fake by Triangle-area media, but not before the faux Langford roped in a high-profile follower—NC State head coach Mark Gottfried.