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Top Athletes to follow on Social Media

July 2, 2015 | Category: PGA

Derek Breaux

Here is a list for the top athletes to follow on social media. These individuals have crafted a unique look at towards their daily experiences, promotions, or perspective. Be sure to follow each athlete for an opportunity to look into his or her lifestyle and their past, present, and potential future.

Top Athletes to follow on Social Media

Kevin Durant

Instagram @easymoneysniper 4.8M Followers

Twitter @KDTrey5 10.8M Followers

KD has established a large social media presence in the midst of returning to the court and his MVP level of health.  Recently, he just dropped the KD8s at a recent event in Culver City. Durant has established himself as an ambassador for Nike and string of partnerships with the likes of Sparkling Ice and Neff. His presence in the Western Conference should continue to make the Oklahoma City Thunder a dangerous team in the league.  The progression of the development of the combination of Durant and Russell Westbrook will further generate their interest within the media and his fantasy production.

DeMarcus Cousins

Instagram @boogiecousins 655K Followers

Twitter @boogiecousins 495K Followers

During the course of the offseason, Cousins has found his name at the headline of many of the rumors circulating throughout the NBA. Despite the trade talks, Cousins has no problem giving the public a look into the event of his daily life. Whether it be photos of his family, the casual fishing trip, or his squad, Cousins provides a refreshing outlook towards the future. The Western Conference All-Star and Team USA member is set to pick up momentum and make himself a figure in the Association within the upcoming year. Cousins is a force that can put up 20 points and 10 rebounds per game and be reliable from the free-throw line. Amid trade rumors Boogie tweeted this possibly about George Karl:

Dez Bryant

Instagram @DezBryant 945K Followers

Twitter @DezBryant 857K Followers

Dez Bryant is a rare talent and premier wide receiver in the NFL He has an active individual on social media with his teammates, friends, and offseason.  The future between he and the Dallas Cowboys will generate further interest throughout the media and other organizations. The pressure on the Cowboys to sign Bryant to a longer-term contract makes the July 15th Franchise Tag deadline a primary concern for both parties. After his last season, Dez is without a doubt a top fantasy option in any format and the primary target for the Cowboys.

kicking it with my brother @mr_936 and my sister @dextiny88 #Texasflava #vegas #cowboyeverywhere #ThrowUpTheX

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Rob Gronkowski

Instagram @gronkowskiofficial 44.7K Followers

Twitter @RobGronkowski 996K Followers

Gronk has one of the best personalities on the field and through social media. His presence on Twitter outweighs that of which on Instagram, but there is no lack of entertainment on either.  Whether you support him or find yourself rooting against him, it is hard not to smile at his willingness to put himself out there and have a good time.  This includes his recent promotion of Gronk’s Party Ship and the opportunity of joining he and his family on a cruise from Miami to the Bahamas. The defending Super Bowl champion is a special character in the NFL who is pure comedy when he has the spotlight.

Joc Pederson

Instagram @yungjoc650 120K Followers

Twitter @yungjoc650 38.1K Followers

The first year man for the Los Angeles Dodgers has exploded onto MLB’s scene within the first half of the season. His retweets of fan photos and birthday shout outs makes his presence on social media that more special for the fan experience. This rookie is in the National League’s top 10 for Home Runs, Slugging percentage, and On-Base plus Slugging percentage. He is a young athlete on the immediate rise, which will soon be reflected in the number of followers he is to gain.

Dee Gordon

Instagram @deeg5599 184K Followers

Twitter @FlashGJr 98.5K Followers

When he’s not stealing bases or hitting inside the park home runs, the Marlin’s second baseman is creating a buzz in more places than just the Sunshine State.  His rare speed makes him an electrifying player throughout the Marlin’s organization.  Gordon is currently second in the MLB in stolen bases and batting average by hitting .350. Gordon is an avid tweeter and has a solid presence on IG as well. His collection of photos includes in-game pictures, fan interactions, and new teammates.

Ian Poulter

Instagram @IanJamesPoutler 146K Followers

Twitter @IanJamesPoulter 1.94M Followers

Ian Poulter has one of the most interesting feeds amongst any professional golfer today. He is surely one to follow because of his routine giveaways of autographed memorabilia. On top of that he gives his followers a fascinating glimpse of his cars, golf course views, and his two sons. Poulter provides a cool perspective on the events throughout his life and has no problem communicating with his followers.

Bubba Watson

Instagram @bubbawatson 214K Followers

Twitter @bubbawatson 1.41M Followers

Watson is a master when it comes to navigating social media and the golf course. Ranked as the world’s third beset player behind Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, he is always in contention when showing up at an event. He most recently finished at the top of the Travelers Championship leaderboard and hopes to continue his success at the Greenbrier Classic. Though his timeline you can find candid shots of his son Caleb and wife Angela, his love for the outdoors, as well as his major sponsors Oakley and Ping.


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