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Posted on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 : 3:16 p.m.

Michigan confirms quarterback Denard Robinson is back on Twitter as DenardX

By Kyle Meinke

Denard Robinson is known for doing everything quickly, from running away from defenders to calling plays in the huddle.

Now, the same appears to be the case for his Twitter hiatus.

@DenardX is back.

The Michigan football team's quarterback opened the account earlier this season, but closed it after less than a month of activity when it was hacked. He reopened the handle Tuesday.

"It's good to be back!" Robinson tweeted. "Been a great season, but one more left. Getting ready for the Sugar Bowl. Go Blue!"

A school spokesman confirmed the account's legitimacy, but declined to elaborate on whether Robinson sought permission for the account or received guidance for its use.

The only tweet that was not deleted from Robinson's first stint on Twitter is a retweet of teammate Drew Dileo welcoming the quarterback to the social media platform.

Robinson retained his almost-12,000 followers.

Kyle Meinke covers Michigan football for He can be reached at 734-623-2588, by email at and followed on Twitter @kmeinke.



Tue, Dec 20, 2011 : 8:32 p.m.

@DenardX -- "Just ran past the last VT guy ... on my way to the endzone!"