Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 11/5/12
Former Minnesota wide receiver Ron Johnson got in to an unexpected Twitter feud this weekend with Penn State fans, students and even former players. Johnson sparked a storm on the social network following a comment about Silas Redd, the junior running back who took advantage of a free transfer under the NCAA's sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal fallout. Redd was taking on the Oregon Ducks Saturday night in the Los Angeles Coliseum, when the former Golden Gophers receiver suggested Redd was getting the kind of opportunities he would not have received at Penn State this season. Haters gonna hate, right? Silas Redd is pretty much showing out this season. #PennState would not have showcased his talent with that shamble they have goin on — Ron Johnson (@ItsRonJohnson) November 3, 2012 I readily admit I am not hip enough to understand what "showing out" means but I get the point Johnson is trying to make. Johnson believes Redd is bei...
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