Stanford subtweeted its top quarterback recruit throughout Thursday afternoon

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We've seen countless examples of programs using their Twitter accounts to recruit all the players, but what about devoting the account to the recruitment of just one player?

That's what Stanford did on Thursday.

At first it was this:

Then this:

And then this:

Why so many quarterback-related tweets?

Ah, it all makes sense now.

The Cardinal landed Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., quarterback K.J. Costello, ranked as Rivals' No. 2 ranked pro-style quarterback and No. 25 overall player. “I had to pick the one that was best for my future and that was Stanford,” Costello saidafter making his decision. “Stanford always felt like home for me from the beginning and I think it’s the best overall fit for me on and off the field.”

NCAA rules prevent Stanford from publicly commenting on Costello until he signs, but it's pretty clear who the Cardinal were talking about all Thursday afternoon. It didn't hurt they beat Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Wolverines and conference foe USC for Costello's services.