The Social Snapshot is typically a weekly article, but special occasions call for special Social Snapshots. Maurice Jones-Drew's retirement announcement is easily one of those special occasions. As soon as it was announced that the Jaguars' all-time leader in touchdowns would end his career where it started, the social posts started flowing. They did not let up on the day of the announcement either. On the same day of his retirement press conference, Jones-Drew was kind of enough to take over the team Twitter handle to answer fan questions.
An announcement was made that Maurice Jones-Drew would retire as a Jaguar. Fans, former teammates and media members shared memories of the man known as MJD.
Making it official
On Tuesday, Maurice Jones-Drew made it official. He came to Jacksonville to sign a one-day contract to retire from the NFL as a member of the Jaguars. It had the social media world buzzing.
Shortly after making his retirement official, Maurice Jones-Drew took over the Jaguars' Twitter handle.