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ESPN's Marcus Spears Thought He Was Talking To Will Muschamp On Twitter, But It Was A Fake Account

Twitter got the best of ESPN football analyst Marcus Spears today. 

The former LSU and NFL star thought he was having a twitter conversation with Florida coach Will Muschamp, who is on ESPN's campus today as part of the network's "Car Wash" style of programming. Unfortunately for Spears, though, he was tweeting at this fake Muschamp account: 

The conversation started when Spears tweeted at @Will_Muschamp:

Spears finally realized he was tweeting at the wrong person when Florida football's official Twitter feed pointed it out to him. 


@GatorZoneFB@CoachWMuschamp thank you just deleted

— Marcus Spears (@mspears96) July 22, 2014

">@CoachWMuschamp thank you just deleted

— marcus spears (@mspear96) July 22, 2014

Spears eventually began to tweet at the right account.

">@CoachWMuschamp wassup coach can't wait to catch up today do a little film session — marcus spears (@mspear96) July 22, 2014

Then Spears found the real-life Muschamp and took a picture with him:

">@mspear96 at

— Will Muschamp (@CoachWMuschamp)

Great to see @mspear96 at

— Will Muschamp (@CoachWMuschamp) July 22, 2014

">July 22, 2014

Twitter is a dangerous place, people.