Sam McGaw, a student reporter in Bowling Green, Ky., tweeted a rumor about LSU head football coach Les Miles Saturday night that caused a national stir.

Reputable college football reporter Bruce Feldman confirmed that the rumor was not true.

McGaw had to face the music.

But he benefited from the whole ordeal. He started the evening with 238 followers and is now well over 30,000.

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