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Bong video posted to top NFL prospect's Twitter

Posted at 9:23 PM, Apr 28, 2016

Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil's NFL career was briefly in limbo Thursday night after a video purportedly showing him smoking in a gas mask was posted to his Twitter account.

Though Tunsil's account was quickly deleted, a number of NFL observers caught the tweet, which appears to show Tunsil wearing a gas mask and smoking from a bong. The tweet was sent shortly before the NFL Draft started.

Tunsil's agent, Jimmy Sexton, said his client's account had been hacked, according to ESPN.

"It is BS," Sexton reportedly told ESPN. "Somebody hacked into his account."

According to ESPN, Tunsil was sued earlier this week by his stepfather, Lindsey Miller, on charges of assault and defaming his character.

Tunsil was eventually chosen in the first round by the Miami Dolphins.

RTV6 Sports Director Dave Furst said he'd never see anything like it.

"It's one of the most bizarre things I've ever seen on draft night," Furst said.

Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief weighed in with others on Twitter after the story broke: