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Recruits are monitoring themselves on Twitter and Facebook before UT does it for them

Updated: January 27, 2012, 9:08 PM ET
By Max Olson | HornsNation

AUSTIN, Texas -- Peter Jinkens was engaged in a serious battle, 140 characters at a time. It was late at night on Jan. 18, and his Twitter account was on fire.

The online brawl appeared to be over a girl, one whom he's not too fond of anymore. The profanity-laced attacks flowed from his @SUMBODYSTOP_7 account and onto the timelines of friends and fans, rivals and reporters.

Once Jinkens cooled off, he saw the error of his ways and said sorry to his 650-plus followers.

"I ...

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