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Rick Stroud, Greg Auman and Matt Baker

Bucs on Twitter: Which players are you following?

With all the comings and goings at One Buc Place this offseason, we figured it was a good time to update the long list of Bucs players with accounts on Twitter -- there are 66 with active accounts, and you can follow them all (well, almost all) on one handy timeline here. We haven't included players with long-dormant accounts -- Jamon Meredith and Lavelle Hawkins, for instance, both have accounts but haven't tweeted since 2010.

Amassing a Twitter following is a combination of stardom and tweeting things interesting enough that people want to follow. You can follow our Bucs writers on Twitter at @NFLstroud@gregauman and @MBakerTBTimes. But here are the 20 Bucs players on Twitter with the biggest followings -- it's worth noting that safety Dashon Goldson has 10 times as many as his next closest teammate. And rookie Mike Evans was big enough at Texas A&M that he's sixth on the list despite not taking a single snap in the NFL yet. Here you go ...

1. Dashon Goldson (968,285)

2. Major Wright (91,470)

3. Da'Quan Bowers (73,617)

4. Doug Martin (51,822)

5. Gerald McCoy (49,171)

6. Mike Evans (47,175)

7. D.J. Moore (39,247)

8. Vincent Jackson (39,163)

9. Adrian Clayborn (35,741)

10. Lavonte David (35,099)

11. Russell Shepard (31,396)

12. Louis Murphy (27,471)

13. Johnthan Banks (24,623)

14. Alterraun Verner (20,243)

15. Mason Foster (18,876)

16. Mark Barron (17,607)

17. Will Gholston (12,975)

18. Lonnie Pryor (12,120)

19. Akeem Spence (11,404)

20. Bobby Rainey (11,388)

[Last modified: Friday, May 23, 2014 10:48am]

    

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