Twitter was a buzz today, okay well maybe just my twitter, with reports that Aldon Smith was jumped outside a mexican restaurant early this morning in Missouri.
Ashley Zavala who covers college football for NBC in Missouri tweeted this earlier today…
Trouble finds Aldon Smith on bye week: the 49ers OLB was jumped last night near El Rancho restaurant in CoMo. I’ve been told that he’s okay.
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) November 1, 2012
Of course at that time none of the 49ers beat writers were talking about it. There wasn’t a lot of information out there on this and speculation was maybe this Ashley didn’t have the facts straight. Not long after Ashley’s tweet Aldon tweeted that he was fine, but neither confirmed or denied if he was jumped.
Want to clear up rumors of me getting jumped, I’m ok and doing well! Como! I missed you. Go Tigers!!
— Aldon Smith (@aldonsmithJETS) November 1, 2012
After that tweet the story got some more legs, Mike Sando of ESPN wrote a little piece stating the...