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Torrey Smith 'endorses' Deez Nuts for president

"Former NFL WR Torrey Smith has been the latest person to endorse Deez Nuts for the White House," a post on the Deez Nuts for President 2016 Facebook page reads.

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Ben Hooper
Former Baltimore Ravens' wide receiver Torrey Smith runs the ball during a 2013 game. Smith, now a player for the San Francisco 49ers, tweeted Aug. 19 that he prefers fictional presidential candidate Deez Nuts to Donald Trump. File Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
Former Baltimore Ravens' wide receiver Torrey Smith runs the ball during a 2013 game. Smith, now a player for the San Francisco 49ers, tweeted Aug. 19 that he prefers fictional presidential candidate Deez Nuts to Donald Trump. File Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI | License Photo

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith shared his distaste for Donald Trump with an unfavorable comparison to another presidential hopeful: Deez Nuts.

Smith issued a short tweet Thursday comparing the Republican frontrunner with the independent, who is actually a 15-year-old Iowa boy named Brady Olson.

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"Deez Nutz > Donald Trump" Smith tweeted, misspelling the fictional candidate's last name.

A Facebook page purporting to be the official page for the Deez Nuts camapign took Smith's tweet as a show of support.

"Former NFL WR Torrey Smith has been the latest person to endorse Deez Nuts for the White House," the post on the Deez Nuts for President 2016 page reads.

Deez Nuts made headlines when the Public Policy Polling group released data showing the candidate was polling at 9 percent in North Carolina.

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