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Johnny Unitas Award Twitter Account Blasts Ohio State Fan Who Mocked Connor Cook

Johnny Unitas Twitter account blasts Ohio State fans.

Update: Based on this earlier tweet from the account, it appears Johnny Unitas' son John Jr. runs it. It's unclear if he was the one who tweeted back at the Buckeyes fan, but it is interesting. 

">@ScottGShow1057

Thanks for having me on the show @ScottGShow1057@Transamerica@120Sports@DunbarArmored@TheGrandBmore#winningqbhttps://t.co/iNNmYgSWE8

— Golden Arm Award (@GoldenArmAward) December 9, 2015

">@Transamerica @120Sports

Thanks for having me on the show @ScottGShow1057@Transamerica@120Sports@DunbarArmored@TheGrandBmore#winningqbhttps://t.co/iNNmYgSWE8

— Golden Arm Award (@GoldenArmAward) December 9, 2015

">@DunbarArmored

Thanks for having me on the show @ScottGShow1057@Transamerica@120Sports@DunbarArmored@TheGrandBmore#winningqbhttps://t.co/iNNmYgSWE8

— Golden Arm Award (@GoldenArmAward) December 9, 2015

">@TheGrandBmore #winningqbhttps://t.co/iNNmYgSWE8

— Golden Arm Award (@GoldenArmAward)

Thanks for having me on the show @ScottGShow1057@Transamerica@120Sports@DunbarArmored@TheGrandBmore#winningqbhttps://t.co/iNNmYgSWE8

— Golden Arm Award (@GoldenArmAward) December 9, 2015

">December 9, 2015

">@GoldenArmAward. Check out this years winner here: https://t.co/zcbofw9rbk

— Scott Garceau Show (@ScottGShow1057)

John Unitas Jr joined the show earlier to announce the 2015 @GoldenArmAward. Check out this years winner here: https://t.co/zcbofw9rbk

— Scott Garceau Show (@ScottGShow1057) December 8, 2015

">December 8, 2015

Earlier: Today, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook was named the winner of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the top senior collegiate quarterback. 

After the news emerged on Twitter, an Ohio State fan named Matthew Gaskill tweeted at the award's official account and mocked Cook for his perceived slight of Buckeye legend Archie Griffin after the Big Ten Championship game.

">@GoldenArmAward Good thing Unitas isn't around to be disrespected by

@GoldenArmAward Good thing Unitas isn't around to be disrespected by @Connor_Cook03@MSU_Football

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill) December 8, 2015

">@Connor_Cook03

@GoldenArmAward Good thing Unitas isn't around to be disrespected by @Connor_Cook03@MSU_Football

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill) December 8, 2015

">@MSU_Football

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill)

@GoldenArmAward Good thing Unitas isn't around to be disrespected by @Connor_Cook03@MSU_Football

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill) December 8, 2015

">December 8, 2015

Gaskill's tweet is actually pretty run-of-the-mill. But the response from the Unitas Award Twitter account was anything but.

It has since been deleted, but we have a screenshot. 

Johnny Unitas Twitter account blasts Ohio State fans.

Okay then. Not only did the person running the account use an aggressive response, they personalized it as well. See that "Stick to RE" at the end? That's referring to Gaskill's career in real-estate, which he mentions in his Twitter bio.

">@GoldenArmAward Hey, intern. It wasn't a knock on Unitas. If you followed football and the guy who won your award, you'd get the reference

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill)

@GoldenArmAward Hey, intern. It wasn't a knock on Unitas. If you followed football and the guy who won your award, you'd get the reference

— Matthew Gaskill (@MatthewGaskill) December 8, 2015

">December 8, 2015

What a time to be alive indeed.