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Anthony Davis jabs at Greg Schiano after 49ers extension

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07:24 AM ET 04.06 | When 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis played at Rutgers, his coach was current Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano. The two of them didn't always see eye to eye. And so today when Davis signed a five-year, $37.3 million contract extension with the 49ers, he decided to take a little shot at Schiano to celebrate. In a tweet that he later deleted, Davis wrote about a conversation he once had with Schiano, in which Schiano had told Davis that Davis wouldn't last in the NFL, beyond his rookie contract. "You will be a 1 contract and done kinda guy in the NFL. -- Greg Schiano," Davis wrote on Twitter. It's long been known that Davis and Schiano butted heads at Rutgers, especially over Davis's weight. At one point Schiano lamented that he couldn't fine Davis for being overweight the way an NFL coach could, and so he did the only thing he could do to get Davis's attention and demoted Davis to second string for failing to make weight. But Schiano probably deserves some credit for the way he got on Davis's case about conditioning: Davis showed up to Rutgers as a fat 363-pound freshman and left Rutgers as a 323-pound stud whom the 49ers took with the 11th overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft. And when Davis announced that he was leaving Rutgers to enter the draft, Schiano said, "There's no doubt in my mind that he's ready and that he'll be dominant in that league."

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April 6, 2013  08:02 AM ET

Schiano is a Monster, makes Rice look like Mary Poppins!!!!!!

April 6, 2013  08:39 AM ET

Dear Mr. Davis. You showed up at Rutgers a 363 lb. fat slob. The 40 lbs. you lost and the things you learned with the pushing of Schiano has helped make you a very wealthy young man.

Don't be an a## now, and if you got something to say to the man call him or meet him somewhere, but twitter and tweets? really? tht is what kids do.

April 6, 2013  08:47 AM ET

Sounds like Schiano's Tough love paid off big for Davis, he should be thanking the man....

April 6, 2013  09:01 AM ET
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Sounds like Schiano's Tough love paid off big for Davis, he should be thanking the man....

Hopefully Davis thought about it and that is why he deleted the tweet. HOPEFULLY being the key word.

April 6, 2013  09:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Dear Mr. Davis. You showed up at Rutgers a 363 lb. fat slob. The 40 lbs. you lost and the things you learned with the pushing of Schiano has helped make you a very wealthy young man.Don't be an a## now, and if you got something to say to the man call him or meet him somewhere, but twitter and tweets? really? tht is what kids do.

Couldn't have said it better.

April 6, 2013  11:20 AM ET

As a Rutgers alum, I think anyone with ties to the university should lay low right now. Especially a fat **** ****.

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April 6, 2013  11:48 AM ET

This guy tweets too much. He was tweeting his mouth off before the superbowl about Suggs. I wonder if Suggs sent him a photo of his ring?

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April 6, 2013  01:09 PM ET

Schiano is smart enough to know you start with defense and go from there.

April 6, 2013  02:14 PM ET

So what comment does Shiano want to stand by. He apparently made 2 comments and the one that stuck in the back of Davis's brain was when he said " You'll be one and done" There have been countless stories of people who were driven by someone who told them they were no good and would never succeed in life.

 
April 6, 2013  05:16 PM ET

I think Schiano was really speaking about himself as being a 1 contract and done kinda guy. Schiano is a tool!

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