Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin's April Fools' Day Prank: Convincing Fans He Got a DUI

Jake Silver@@jakeofsilverSocial Media StaffApril 1, 2015

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Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin decided to get in on the April Fools' Day action by pranking his team, front office and fans on Twitter. 

The prank? Pretending he got a DUI.

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

Before this hits the media I just wanna apologize to my fans and the @Seahawks organization once again. I made a terrible decision b driving

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

After I had a few drinks. I will do everything to get ur trust back and will become a better person after this.

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

How many of yall thought I was serious ?! Haha April fools!!!

After a mass influx of Twitter backlash, Irvin apologized to Seattle Seahawks fans as well as those from his alma mater, West Virginia. He also "banned" himself from Twitter for the rest of the day.

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

Ok it was a joke didn't meant to disrespect anybody. Damn relax

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

I apologize to all the 12's and my wvu fam if I offended u didn't mean to at all. So yea that's pretty much all the people that matter.

Bruce Irvin @BIrvin_WVU11

I'm banning myself from Twitter the rest of day. U trolls have fun killing my mentions i got work to do

[Bruce Irvin, h/t Larry Brown Sports]


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