Texas A&M coach apologizes for Twitter rant resulting in decommitments

Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead fired off a series of subtweets that led to the decommitment of a four-star prospect.

Texas A&M wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead sparked a decommitment firestorm on Twitter on Wednesday night through a series of subtweets that appeared to be aimed at five-star QB Tate Martell.

Shortly after Martell announced his decommitment from Texas A&M and the reopening of his recruiting process, Moorehead had some thoughts about loyalty and generational differences and decided to go ahead and share those on a public platform late at night, which is never a good idea.

Moorehead fired off a series of tweets, two which have since been deleted, that set all the drama in motion.


Scared for this next group of kids. There is no accountability and no sense of positivity when it comes to adversity. #selfish #allaboutme

— Aaron Moorehead (@Amo8685) May 5, 2016


People talk about leadership and this generation flip flops like its nothing. That’s a real issue. My dad would have whipped my ass

— Aaron Moorehead (@Amo8685) May 5, 2016

Once Moorehead realized his late-night tweets weren’t going unnoticed, he decided to clarify even further.



And just when it seemed like the effects of Moorehead’s subtweets were nothing more than a heap of criticism in his mentions, all hell broke loose when 2017 Aggies prospect (and 247Sports four-star wide receiver) Mannie Netherly decommitted. If that wasn’t enough of a reminder to log off after dark, 247Sports composite five-star receiver Tyjon Lindsey also decided to eliminate Texas A&M from his prospective list of schools. Both cited Moorehead’s behavior.


It’s not a good look for Moorehead or Texas A&M, and further proof nothing good ever happens on Twitter at night.

Update (12:52 p.m.) Moorehead issued an apology for the tweets:


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