McCabe tweet - rips Iowa fans

Discussion in 'Basketball' started by bud2380, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. njq3

    njq3 Well-Known Member

    Zach was wrong to post that. I like Zach, but I cringe every time he comes into the game. Hard to understand Fran's fascination with him.
     
  2. 1hawkeye1

    1hawkeye1 Well-Known Member

    The % of fans tweeting and ripping Zach McCabe is .0000000001% of the fanbase. He made a huge mistake responding to it by saying, "You all".

    Zach didn't play well. I don't hate him for it.
     
  3. PCHawk

    PCHawk Well-Known Member

    I said the same thing. If it was a free throw it would have doinged off the front of the rim.
     
  4. ICHAWK

    ICHAWK Well-Known Member

    1. Following college or pro athletes on twitter is stupid. Maybe 10 tops are even interesting enough to follow.

    2. Tweeting at potential Iowa recruits is creepy.

    What a stupid situation bases on idiots attacking McCabe and him responding the way he did. Both sides were in the wrong.
     
  5. Clowns

    Clowns Well-Known Member

    Twitter mostly sucks, it's designed for stupid interactions like this. Anything good on twitter gets posted on a forum anyway so there's really no point in being on there. Dumb for both sides but he's not the first and won't be the last.
     
  6. wuppup

    wuppup Well-Known Member

    His twitter account is deleted now.
     
  7. STILLBUSTER

    STILLBUSTER Well-Known Member

    Maybe he meant to say, "smoke a fatty". Lord knows we all get fat-fingered on these tiny phone keyboards.

    IMHO, great advice, Zachster! Let's all just chill ... medicinally, of course.
     
  8. ArvadaHawk

    ArvadaHawk Well-Known Member

    And McCabe would be correct. My goodness, come on people. Simply the most rediculous over reaction there can be.
     
  9. lightning1

    lightning1 Well-Known Member

    I just don't get the whole Twitter thing. I don't read it or follow anyone or have an account and if I was a college kid playing ball, I wouldn't have one either. Nothing good can come from it.
     
  10. AirForce

    AirForce Well-Known Member

    This whole ordeal is embarrassing for all of us.......
     
  11. HawkPrdatr40

    HawkPrdatr40 Well-Known Member

    Perfect example of why a COACH should never take what fans say personal in a call in show!!! I said that Fran went to far this week with his comments to a fan and I still believe that... Now the player feels that he can also rip the So-Called Fan!
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014
  12. McNutt7gets6

    McNutt7gets6 Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately this will probably hurt his NBA draft position - haha
     
  13. hawkeye5

    hawkeye5 Well-Known Member

    Maybe we as people have forgotten the golden rule? "Do unto others....." This is a sport and as in life, there's going to be disappointments. How you react and deal with them are key factors to growing.

    I've said this in other threads and I'll say it again.... If you're a fan of the Hawkeyes, be a fan with class. If you can not be a person that encourages, than you're a discourager. How about I come heckle you like those who have dogged McCabe, Woody, Oglesby or any other player that's had bad days? I grow tired of people on this board who tear down... I just as soon see you become a Clones fan. Since I care not what most people think, I'll say it " Those who cut on our players can SUCK THE FAT ONE!" Have a great weekend cuz brighter days are ahead Hawk fans!
     
  14. 1hawkeye1

    1hawkeye1 Well-Known Member

    No it's not. My hands are clean.
     
  15. CHShawk

    CHShawk Well-Known Member

    This
     
  16. McNutt7gets6

    McNutt7gets6 Well-Known Member

    Reminds me of the Seinfeld episode where Jerry gets heckled on stage and then goes down to where the lady works and heckles her - boo...hiss
     
  17. sportstalent

    sportstalent Well-Known Member

    It is evil because it allows people to have accesses they didn't have 20 years ago; we all know people are evil, but the nuances of Social Media allows them to act out. If players cannot handle it, they shouldn't have accounts.

    Secondly, it doesn't surprise me that McCabe would post something in that sense about JVB. I have my reasons to believe it, but will leave it at that.
     
  18. ICHAWK

    ICHAWK Well-Known Member

    Juicy! A few hints in this thread about McCabe being a tool.....
     
  19. tm3308

    tm3308 Well-Known Member

    It might have something to do with the 2007 3A state title game. McCabe was the starting quarterback as a sophomore when Vandy and James Hurt steamrolled Heelan.

    I don't know McCabe or whether he's a tool or not, but that might be the source of any bad blood between the two of them.
     
  20. brhawks18

    brhawks18 Well-Known Member

    Note to McCabe;

    Don't have a twitter account. There are extremely crazy people out there.
     
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