Saquon Barkley, with his size, speed and jaw-dropping highlights, might have been the most-recognizable player in college football during the 2017 season.
Unfortunately for the Cleveland Browns, there were two players who were No. 26 on Penn State’s roster.
In a tweet about Barkley on Friday night, the Browns used a photo of Nittany Lions safety Jonathan Sutherland — who also happens to wear No. 26 — instead of one of the Penn State star running back.
Browns use wrong photo in tweet about Saquon Barkley
#BrownsMailbag: Is a running back in the modern NFL worth the No. 1 pick?
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) January 6, 2018
In fairness to the Browns and their social media team, the Associated Press photo they used in the tweet is labeled as one of Barkley. But the Penn State football community noted the mistake.
oh my god the browns didn’t use a picture of saquon https://t.co/VCZevbgl7X
— Bill DiFilippo (@billdifilippo) January 6, 2018
— Zander Raphaelidis (@chazz_meister) January 6, 2018
— The Daily Collegian (@DailyCollegian) January 7, 2018
— Onward State (@OnwardState) January 6, 2018
The tweet came on the same weekend in which Browns fans threw a “perfect season” parade after the team went 0-16 during the 2017 season. Cleveland has the No. 1 and No. 4 overall picks in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Hopefully if the Browns pick Barkley, they’ll get his picture right.