TWITTER NAME: @C_Gomez27 TWEET: “#tbt chilling in the crib with my boy #WinnieThePooh that my mom gave me, 29 years later he’s still . . . ” IMIG’S TAKE: That might be the record for a Throwback Thursday picture tweet, using a photo from nearly three decades ago.
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Tyler Thornburg, P, Milwaukee Brewers
TWITTER NAME: @TylerThornburg TWEET: “Can’t think of any face better for the #FaceOfMLB than #JonathanLucroy #FacialLeFleur” IMIG’S TAKE: That’s the photo that will bring Lucroy the title of Face Of MLB.
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Jonathan Lucroy, C, Milwaukee Brewers
TWITTER NAME: @JLucroy20 TWEET: “RT @ Brewers . @AaronRodgers12: Congrats on the MVP! How about RT to help your boy #JonathanLucroy become #FaceofMLB?” IMIG’S TAKE: Knowing Aaron Rodgers has to be bonus points for Lucroy’s campaign, right?
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Derek Watt, FB, Badgers
TWITTER NAME: @DerekWatt34 TWEET: “You will always be the MVP in my book @JJWatt! #MVP . . . Red carpet w/ @_TJWatt #NFLHonors” IMIG’S TAKE: The Watt brothers joined the 13 voters who thought J.J. should have beaten out Aaron Rodgers for the NFL’s MVP award.
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Randall Cobb, WR, Green Bay Packers
TWITTER NAME: @rcobb18 TWEET: “It’s funny to hear how everyone is asking who Chris Matthews is. My guy has been doing the same thing . . . ” IMIG’S TAKE: Cobb was in the minority of people watching the Super Bowl who had previous knowledge of Chris Matthews the football player.
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Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers
TWITTER NAME: @tae15adams TWEET: “My QB is better than yours muahahahahahahaha” IMIG’S TAKE: Posted soon after Aaron Rodgers was named NFL MVP, Adams might have a good point here.
J.J. Watt, DE, former Badger
TWITTER NAME: @JJWatt TWEET: “Annual reminder that it’s not all about how many stars you have or how many cameras show up at your signing. It’s what you do next.” IMIG’S TAKE: There is not any better example of this than Watt, a two-star recruit out of high school and now one of the NFL’s best players.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Milwaukee Bucks
TWITTER NAME: @G_ante34 TWEET: “I’m ready and willing to rule the court at the @NBAAllStar #SpriteSlam Dunk contest.” IMIG’S TAKE: Let’s see if Giannis can get on the type of roll in the dunk contest that the Bucks have gotten on recently.
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Sam Dekker, F, Wisconsin Badger
TWITTER NAME: @samdek1 TWEET: “Whenever I walk home from the grocery store I always hope my bags don’t break like they did to Kevin in Home Alone.” IMIG’S TAKE: Always a concern.
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Russell Wilson, QB, former Badger
TWITTER NAME: @DangeRussWilson TWEET: “At 26 years old I won’t allow 1 play or 1 moment define my career. I will keep evolving. #Motivation” IMIG’S TAKE: But it will definitely be the most talked about throw of Wilson’s career, at least for a while.