You can imagine how many hundreds of thousands of tweets are directed towards Kate Upton every single day. You can also guess that 99.999% of those @replies go ignored and unanswered. (The tweet promoting the link to this story will be one of those) However, only one tweet at Kate Upton has ever become national sports news; and it became HUGE trending national trending sports news.
“I don’t know who I let talk me into that one,” said Michigan guard Spike Albrecht of his tweet to the two time Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover girl.
Albrecht was at 2014 Big Ten Basketball Media Day in Chicago, and during our exclusive conversation we discussed how he became an overnight celebrity on title gamenight, his famous Kate Upton tweet, and all the hoopla that ensued afterward.Follow paulmbanks