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49ers enlist a super model and an NBA star for a duel Twitter takeover

Aug 22, 2013, 4:43 PM PDT

What do you get when you cross an NFL franchise, an NBA star, and a super model? It looks like the answer to that question is a Twitter takeover.

The San Francisco 49ers are teaming up with Warriors guard Andre Iguodala and model Marisa Miller this week. They will take over the 49ers’ Twitter account during Sunday’s nationally televised game. will interview Miller and Iguodala at the end of the first quarter.

“The 49ers have an extremely passionate fan base, which is very active on social media,” said Scott Kegley, 49ers digital media manager in a media release. “Marisa and Andre are both 49ers fans and we wanted our fans to be able to watch the game right along with them, sharing their emotion and enthusiasm.”

Miller actually traveled to London to see the 49ers take on the Denver Broncos in 2010. The 49ers released this image as proof.


That’s reason enough for us to think this is a good idea. As for Iguodala, he just signed a four-year deal with the Warriors worth $48 million and he is a long-time 49ers fan, as well.

During the takeover Miller will use the initials “-MM” and Iguodala will use “-AI9” when tweeting from the team’s account.

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