Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/23/13
D.J. Fluker is one of the top offensive tackles in the nation, and a likely first-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft. He also may have taken money while attending the University of Alabama. On Tuesday morning Fluker tweeted indicating that he had accepted money while playing for the Crimson Tide, implicating unnamed agents. However, the tweet, which is below, was quickly deleted from his account. Photo via Twitter/@Deadspin Quickly after the deletion, Fluker’s actual agent, Deryk Gilmore, took to Twitter himself, saying that Fluker’s account was hacked. Gilmore said that Fluker is temporarily abandoning Twitter and will resume tweeting after the draft. To all followers of @DjFluker76 his account has been hacked. We will rue activate his account after the draft.— Deryk Gilmore (@DerykGilmore) April 23, 2013 Just remember, football players, your go-to excuses are are Adderall, saying that your quote was taken out of context, and saying that your Twitter account was hacked. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/D.J. Fluker

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