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LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr was the victim of a vicious roasting on Twitter on Wednesday.

Teammates ruthlessly roast LSU CB Kary Vincent Jr. for ‘fake’ nickname

Nick Suss

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Boom, roasted

It all started with a tweet. Simple enough, right?

Per The Advocate’s Hilary Scheinuk, LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. earned the nickname “Streetz Hottest Youngin'” from his teammates on the LSU football team. Then, those same teammates found the tweet, starting with senior safety John Battle.

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Then began the pile on. Donte Jackson. Kevin Toliver. Grant Delpit. DJ Chark. Ed Ingram. Ed Paris. Cameron Lewis. Everyone agreed Vincent’s nickname isn’t Streetz Hottest Youngin’. It’s Kare Bear.

Then came the bigger attacks. In an article with The Advocate, Vincent claimed to be pulling double duty working between football and track in the spring. His teammates, starting with Delpit and Battle, called his bluff. Vincent hasn’t been going to football meetings, according to his teammates.

Tight end Foster Moreau landed the most vicious blow.

And in case you’re wondering, there is someone who does claim to be the REAL Streetz Hottest Youngin’. His name is Tyron Johnson, formerly a wide receiver at LSU before transferring to Oklahoma State.

Of all the stories we’ve reported in the Bayou Bengal Briefing, this is one of the most entertaining. If more tweets come out of the Kare Bear vs. Streetz Hottest Youngin’ battle, we’ll keep you updated.

In LSU recruiting news

Wednesday was a big day for LSU recruiting, with offers going out to some of the biggest names in the country. Here’s a recap of what you might’ve missed:

In NFL draft news

According to anonymous NFL executives, former LSU edge rusher Arden Key is one of the players who has the most to prove at the 2018 NFL combine next week.

This shouldn’t be a shock, as many mock drafts have dropped Key from the first round, after coming into last season as a projected top 10 pick. One such mock draft belongs to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr., who released his second mock draft on Wednesday. Key wasn’t in his first round, but Derrius Guice and Donte Jackson were. Guice was picked to go No. 20 to the Detroit Lions, while Jackson is forecasted No. 31 to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

LSU baseball update

The bats went off on Wednesday night as the LSU baseball team defeated UNO 14-6 at Alex Box Stadium to improve to 2-2 on the season. Freshmen Hal Hughes and Daniel Cabrera led the way with 2-for-4 performances with 2 RBI apiece, while junior starting pitcher Cam Sanders looked awful, allowing 3 runs without recording an out before being removed.

The team returns to the field on Friday for the first game of a three-game series versus Texas. Game 1 is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. CT on Friday and will be streamed online through WatchESPN.

Injury news

One baseball note to watch is the health status of sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson. A preseason All-America honoree, Watson strained his oblique pregame Wednesday and should be considered day-to-day. LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri expects to know more about Watson’s status by Thursday.

If Watson can’t play, the Tigers will be without their two most productive returning contributors from 2017. Shortstop Josh Smith is out for a month with a back injury.

Today in made-up holidays

According to the folks at NationalDayCalendar.com, Feb. 22 is National California Day. So, in honor of the state, here’s a list of the last five LSU football players to hail from the left coast state:

  • Kicker Cole Tracy (Camarillo)
  • Quarterback Hayden Rettig (Los Angeles)
  • Offensive lineman Fehoko Fanaika (Sacramento)
  • Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks (Elk Grove)
  • Wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins (Stockton)

The more you know, right?

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