“Coach, that’s entrapment.”

What do you wanna bet that Kliff Kingsbury wasn’t the only college head coach who’s done this?

New Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury made a lot of eyes roll when it was revealed this spring that he plans on giving his players regular “cell phone breaks” so they check in with family and friends or scour their favorite social media sites.

It’s something he allowed back in college when he was the head coach at Texas Tech and he said it not only helped break up the monotony of team meetings, it served as a way to improve his players’ attention.

Well, maybe there’s a secret reason why he’s letting his NFL players have the same privilege.

During an August 2016 appearance on “The HawkCast” podcast with then-Atlanta Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk, Kingsbury openly revealed he and his Texas Tech coaches would set up fake social media accounts using “cute girls” as avatars to spy on their players.

That’s right, spy.

“We have fake accounts with cute girls that they add right now so we can see what’s going on, who’s tweeting what,” Kingsbury said at the time. “Those are heavily monitored, for sure.”

… When asked if he thought his players at Texas Tech might have been aware of the spying, Kingsbury told Hawk, “I think they do, but they can’t resist that. Friend requests from cute girls are an automatic follow.”

As the saying goes, it’s undefeated.

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13 responses to ““Coach, that’s entrapment.”

  1. stoopnagle

    35-40

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  2. Brandon

    It’s not spying, it’s electronic surveillance.

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    • ChiliDawg

      The distinction, of course, is that one requires a warrant based on reasonable suspicion of criminal activity… however some people seem to have a hard time grasping that.

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      • Brandon

        I knew you wouldn’t be able to let that go. LOL.

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      • Brandon

        And we’re gonna see if that warrant was based on “reasonable” suspicion, or whether key facts were withheld from the court, like the fact that the information contained in the warrant was paid for by an opposing political candidate. We’re gonna see.

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  3. W Cobb Dawg

    Fake girl friends, huh. Let’s hope they are 18 and up. Is this how the Manti Teo thing got started?

    BTW, Seth Meyers had a great line: “These Teo jokes are all very funny but let’s all try and remember that a person who never existed is dead.”

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    • Cojones

      Yes, and after Teo had his way with her. The things he did to her in his mind can’t even be typed. Horrible!

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  4. Paul

    Although one would be hard pressed to overestimate the stupidity of the average human being, It’s pretty difficult to believe anyone is still dumb enough to accept requests from people they don’t know.

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  5. ChiliDawg

    Yikes.

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  6. What’s undefeated Senator? I’m confused. I need clarification…..what exactly is it that is undefeated…inquiring minds want to know.

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  7. Gurkha Dawg

    Well, I think he’s talking about the anatomical structure that is located immediately adjacent to a woman’s legs. And it ain’t the feet.

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  8. ‘Cause his old college coach busted him for it while visiting college…

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