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Alabama Players Bash Fox Sports' Clay Travis For Column On Cam Robinson, Hootie Jones

Earlier today, a Monroe, La., district attorney elected not to pursue charges against Alabama football players Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones due to insufficient evidence. 

When explaining his decision, the DA said he "refused to ruin the lives of two young men who have spent their adolescence and teenage years, working and sweating, while we were all in the air conditioning."

This apparently didn't sit well with Fox Sports' Clay Travis, who wrote a column lambasting the decision and insinuating that athletes don't work that hard.

"This is one of the most absurd clichés that has taken root in sporting life," Travis wrote. "Athletes, at most, train 3-4 hours a day. Every doctor, lawyer, investment banker, accountant, teacher and fast food worker in the country works harder than an athlete does. In fact, there are no jobs in America that pay more for less work than athletics."

Two current Alabama players, quarterback Blake Barnett and defensive end Mekhi Brown, proceeded to blast Travis' column on Twitter.

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Mekhi Brown tweets about Flay Travis.

Not to be outdone, Travis replied to Barnett's tweet.

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Barnett wasn't finished though, and dropped a comeback to Travis' response. 

">@ClayTravis Sounds like you have the personal experience of being an athlete, doctor, lawyer, and investment banker.

— B² (@Blake8Barnett)

Sounds like you have the personal experience of being an athlete, doctor, lawyer, and investment banker.

— B² (@Blake8Barnett) June 20, 2016

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">@ClayTravis You're comparing something where there is no need for comparison. No need to dig through things to cause controversy.

— B² (@Blake8Barnett)

You're comparing something where there is no need for comparison. No need to dig through things to cause controversy.

— B² (@Blake8Barnett) June 20, 2016

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The back-and-forth ended at that. We're going to guess that Barnett and Brown's tweets at Travis were very tame and composed compared to what some fans may have sent him. 

[AL.com]