Chad Ochocino is a lot of things : NFL Wide Receiver, Entrepreneur, Actor (He was on an episode of the League), Entertainer, Comedian (?), Bull Rider, Star that Danced with Non-Stars, and perhaps most notably, a World-Class Tweeter. His tweets are so popular, he recently earned the #1 spot on CNBC’s Most Influential Athletes In Social Media List.
It might not seem that desirable for a guy who is supposed to be earning his money as an NFL player to be mostly recognized for his Twitter account, but in this day and age that is actually worth a lot. In fact, it’s worth an estimated $2.7 million dollars. So, there is that.
Wes Welkers current Twitter avatar is not an actual photo of Wes Welker.
Chad’s social media presence is so influential that he actually managed to convince teammates Aaron Hernandez and Wes Welker to join Twitter, somehow overriding the Bill Belichick no-fun clause and helping spread Twitter joy to millions of people everywhere – especially people that live in New England.
As a Jets fan, I feel I am obligated to tell you that you shouldn’t follow Wes Welker (or any Patriot for that matter) but truthfully, I cannot. Wes Welker is turning out to be a great tweeter and he fills my timeline with things I never expected a New England Patriot could : Sunshine, giggles and rainbows. Okay, maybe not sunshine and rainbows, but you get what I mean.
Just how wonderful is Wes Welker’s Twitter account? Well here’s a sneak peak of what you might expect from the wide receiver.
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