There's no love lost between LSU and Florida, and social media exchanges after the Tigers' win Saturday offered proof of that.
Multiple players posted to Twitter mocking Gators coach Jim McElwain's comments from last season, and LSU strength and conditioning coach Tommy Moffitt asked "How about them apples?" in a tweet. He also added the hashtag "#GFY," which typically is acronym that stands for "go f*** yourself," although it's unclear who the message was directed toward.
The tweet included several other hashtags, including one that read "#nothingbutloveforthetigers"
How did you like those apples? #LA #family #passion #hateraid #GFY #nothingbutloveforthetigers #TEAM— Tommy Moffitt (@TommyMoffitt) October 7, 2017
Moffitt's message came shortly after LSU finished off a 17-16 win over Florida, played in Gainesville as part of the agreement that had last year's game played in Baton Rouge.
LSU and Florida officials shared testy exchanges over the decision to cancel the game due to Hurricane Matthew last year. LSU offered for the game to be played at Tiger Stadium, but Florida declined. The game was eventually played in Baton Rouge later in the season with both teams buying out their nonconference opponents for that week.
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The shoe is on the other foot, and the Tigers haven't forgotten the sound bite.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — All of those meetings last week did get LSU on the same page after all.
This year's game was played in Gainesville as part of the agreement. Social media barbs have continued to fly between the two schools. One exchange included the Gators' twitter account sending the message "safety first," responding to the news that LSU had moved its spring game indoors due to weather concerns.
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