Posted April 17, 2013

Could James Franklin get into Vanderbilt?

James Franklin, Twitter, Vanderbilt Commodores
James Franklin and Zac Stacy share a laugh over the intricacies of the English language, presumably. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

James Franklin laughing at the intricacies of the English language, presumably. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

By Zac Ellis

It’s no secret that James Franklin is changing the culture at Vanderbilt, which has long been a cellar dweller in the SEC. But the coach is also making waves on Twitter, and in interesting ways.

On Tuesday, Franklin sent out a tweet about the growing demand for Vanderbilt season tickets. Apparently, Commodores fans are snatching them up like hotcakes. But the tweet included some questionable spelling:

Fans — or, more likely, opponents — made sure Franklin was aware of his mistake. He then reminded those fans that he isn’t an English teacher:

But it doesn’t end there. After nearly an entire day to consider his mistake, Franklin took to Twitter again on Wednesday to announce the Commodores’ newest goal, and a fairly lofty one, at that.

Remember, Vanderbilt is ranked among the top institutions of higher learning in the country. Never change, James Franklin. Never change.

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