Perhaps you can file this under "cautionary tales of Twitter."
After news broke of Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Williams' DUI arrest, Ohio State wide receivers coach Zach Smith — who has occasionally engaged in a Twitter rivalry with Williams — tweeted a cryptic comment.
I'm sorry... I just can't even... 🤐#Zone6 is busy getting ready to be the Best in America (on the Field... Not on Twitter)— Zach Smith #Zone6 (@CoachZachSmith) August 14, 2016
By Monday afternoon, the tweet had been deleted.
Nebraska wide receivers graduate assistant Hardie Buck — who very well may have to coach the position during Monday's practice while Williams remains in jail — didn't care for it.
"Way to kick a man while he's down for your own personal gain you subtweeting classless coward. Grow up," read the tweet, posted by Buck and directed at Smith. The tweet has since been deleted.
Ohio State and Nebraska have been vying for the same recruit — five-star slot receiver Tyjon Lindsey, who makes his decision Aug. 22.
Lindsey tweeted support for Williams in the wake of the arrest.