Texas Longhorns safety Dylan Haines tries to tackle Baylor Bears quarterback Seth Russell but misses during the NCAA college football game, Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Why are Sam Ehlinger and Dylan Haines in a Twitter beef?

Posted February 14th, 2017

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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger and out-going Texas defensive back Dylan Hainesย engaged in what one may call a “Twitter beef” on Valentine’s Day.

The incoming freshman quarterback who graduated from nearby Westlake High School early and is already on campus, Ehlinger, and the former walk-on turned defensive back starter from nearby Lago Vista High School, Haines, exchanged words on social media Tuesday.

It all started with this:

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Which Haines somehow had a beef with.

And using his wits, Ehlinger was, what the kids call, “Savage” in his response:

Ehlinger’s tweet cause a stir among several card-carrying alums of “DBU”:

Haines responded with this tweet:

And Diggs continued to pile on:

https://twitter.com/qdiggs6/status/831594584710975492

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