“T.J. Yates” quickly became a trending topic on Twitter. Fans of the Tar Heels and Texans sent their well wishes to Yates, who started at quarterback for UNC from 2007-2010. Here are a sampling of tweets from around the Twittersphere.
Hate to see @TJ_Yates be let go, we will miss you in Houston!
— Michael Iven (@MikeIven5) June 17, 2014
Thank you @TJ_Yates for your time with the Texans.You stepped up when you had to, and we fans appreciate it. Good luck on your new endeavors
— Shaunte Angelo (@shaunte74) June 17, 2014
@TJ_Yates were gonna miss you
— Brittany Luck (@LTOP_Brit) June 17, 2014
Fare thee well, TJ Yates. Architect of the first relevant Texans season, solid clipboard holder, and reminder that UNC football is a thing. — David D. (@gigthem08) June 17, 2014
I am guessing TJ Yates coming to a Ravens camp near you soon — KZ (Ken Zalis) (@FansFantasy) June 17, 2014
Ravens sign @TJ_Yates yet? We all know it’s coming.
— Rockets Texans (@reddawg77089) June 17, 2014
Follow T.J. Yates on Twitter @TJ_Yates