Memphis Mayor takes over Dallas mayor’s Twitter handle for half of Friday – thanks to Tigers win over SMU

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Memphis wide receiver Damonte Coxie (10) celebrates with running back Kenneth Gainwell, center, and wide receiver Calvin Austin III (84) after Coxie caught a 49-yard touchdown pass against SMU during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Memphis won 54-48. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( – That big win by the Memphis Tigers over SMU last weekend provided for a little fun on Twitter Friday.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland had made a “friendly wager” on the game, and because the Tigers won, Mayor Strickland got to take over the Dallas mayor’s Twitter account for half the day Friday.

You can check out some of the tweets below.

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