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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, second from left, and video-making fan Josh Cashman pose with Seahawks D.J. Fluker, left, and Jaron Brown, right, during a video game get together in Seattle in May. (Twitter Photo via @dangerusswilson)

Memes do come true.

Josh Cashman’s meteoric rise from football fan to Twitter video star took another turn on Monday as the college student officially became a part of the creative team promoting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Wilson tweeted that Cashman — or @CableThanos_ on Twitter — would be joining the productions family at his West2East Empire, the branding agency he runs out of Seattle.

Cashman replied that he was “unbelievably pumped to be able to create with such an awesome group of people.”

“I’m going to work with him and West2East as part of his creative team to make cool/unique videos that you won’t see anywhere else,” Cashman told GeekWire on Monday. “I’m currently still at school, but we’ll see what the future holds. For now I’m just trying to work as hard as I can every day to make something that people will like.”

Cashman, a 23-year-old student at Western Washington University in Bellingham, had been making plenty of content that Wilson and lots of other people liked during the 2018 Seahawks season. He quickly gained celebrity status on “Seahawks Twitter,” an online universe with a unique collection of characters and team analysis, thanks to his humorous, meme-filled video posts.

Cashman even asked Wilson to play him in the “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” video game and Wilson finally made it happen in May, as the two got together with two more Seahawks to battle at Wilson’s offices.

On Monday, Wilson tweeted some of Cashman’s latest work, a video showing off the quarterback’s long-ball skills.

“The attention is overwhelming,”Cashman told GeekWire last December. “I originally just made these for the small circle of Seahawks Twitter members. Never expected it to get this out of control.”

Seahawks Twitter was justifiably excited on Monday that one of its own had made it to the big time.

For his part, Cashman said he just has to remind himself every day how lucky he is. And as he becomes closer with Wilson, it’s clear that the QB’s work ethic is rubbing off.

“I try not to focus on how cool it is, rather just trying to spend each day focused on my current project,” Cashman said. “I certainly feel blessed, but don’t want to throw it all away by losing my focus.”

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