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The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes  

Ashley Reign
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No doubt that one of the cool perks of the social media age is the ability to connect with and follow your favorite celebrities and professional athletes. But as some professional sports players have discovered (the hard way), the ability to voice your opinions to thousands or even millions of fans can go incredibly wrong, incredibly quickly. The following trashy athlete posts are exactly that. These posts went way wrong, way quickly.

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50 Shades of Fail
50 Shades of Fail is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes
Photo: Joshua Sale/via Facebook

Back in 2013, the Tampa Bay Rays minor league player inspired more than a handful of cringes when sharing his thoughts on gratitude-worthy behavior.

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#YaThink?
#YaThink? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes
Photo: @nikel18/via twitter

Yes. Really. 

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When Your Apology Tweet Is as Bad as the Original
When Your Apology Tweet Is as ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes
Photo: @Jaz_R16/via twitter

University of Oklahoma player Jaz Reynolds earned a permanent suspension for these remarks on his Twitter account the day after a gunman shot himself at the University of Texas library.

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No Bigger Pain in the Butt Than a Full Ride to College, Right?
No Bigger Pain in the Butt Tha... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes
Photo: cordale10/via twitter

Ohio State QB Cardale Jones must've been having a hard day of hitting the books when he vented his frustration via this gem.

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