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Memes, Nfl, and Protest: Bucs' Gerald McCoy Thinks "It's Going To Be An Uproar" If Players Are Forced to Stand @balleralert Bucs’ Gerald McCoy Thinks “It’s Going To Be An Uproar” If Players Are Forced to Stand – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just one day after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to the league’s 32 teams in an attempt to “move past” the controversy surrounding the national anthem protest. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman GeraldMcCoy weighed in on the letter, saying there may “be an uproar” if NFL players are forced to stand for the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Goodell made it clear that he wants players to stand for the anthem, he did not say it would be required of the players. Instead, he ensured that the league would allow players to “include such elements as an in-season platform to promote the work of our players on these core issues.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, McCoy doesn’t think that will sit well with the rest of the guys. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I don’t think [the] guys are gonna like it,” McCoy said on Adam Schefter’s “Know Them From Adam” podcast, when asked about the possible reaction of the players. “I think it’s gonna be an uproar if that is to happen because you’re basically taking away a constitutional right to freedom of speech. If guys wanna have a, I guess you would call it a peaceful protest, I don’t think it’s right to take that away,” he said, although he does not plan on being involved in the protest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What are your thoughts?
Memes, Nfl, and Protest: Bucs' Gerald McCoy Thinks "It's Going
 To Be An Uproar" If Players Are Forced
 to Stand
 @balleralert
Bucs’ Gerald McCoy Thinks “It’s Going To Be An Uproar” If Players Are Forced to Stand – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just one day after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to the league’s 32 teams in an attempt to “move past” the controversy surrounding the national anthem protest. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman GeraldMcCoy weighed in on the letter, saying there may “be an uproar” if NFL players are forced to stand for the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Goodell made it clear that he wants players to stand for the anthem, he did not say it would be required of the players. Instead, he ensured that the league would allow players to “include such elements as an in-season platform to promote the work of our players on these core issues.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, McCoy doesn’t think that will sit well with the rest of the guys. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I don’t think [the] guys are gonna like it,” McCoy said on Adam Schefter’s “Know Them From Adam” podcast, when asked about the possible reaction of the players. “I think it’s gonna be an uproar if that is to happen because you’re basically taking away a constitutional right to freedom of speech. If guys wanna have a, I guess you would call it a peaceful protest, I don’t think it’s right to take that away,” he said, although he does not plan on being involved in the protest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What are your thoughts?

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy Thinks “It’s Going To Be An Uproar” If Players Are Forced to Stand – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just one day af...

All Lives Matter, Facebook, and Friends: Model Releases Video Dolphins OL Coach Sent to Her: "The White People Mad At Me Like l Forced Blow Down This Man's Nose and Like i Recorded lt On Tha Low" 13 @balleralert Model Releases Video Dolphins OL Coach Sent to Her: “The White People Mad At Me Like I Forced Blow Down This Man’s Nose and Like i Recorded It On Tha Low” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Over the weekend, a video surfaced of MiamiDolphins’ offensive line coach ChrisFoerster, snorting a white powder before a meeting. Just one day after its release, Foerster stepped down from his position, as the team continued its investigation into the video. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now, just hours after the news of Foerster’s resignation surfaced, the model behind the release has spoken out about the incriminating video. According to the NY Post, KijuanaNige said she released the video over the increased tensions concerning the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I have plenty of white friends so I’m not making this a race issue. People are missing the point,” she wrote, in a now-deleted comment. “My point is everyone has to be held accountable for their decisions. They roast players over anthems, while the coaches be high as sh*t and probably can’t sing along.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The white people mad at me like I forced blow down this man’s nose and like I recorded it on tha low,” Nige wrote on Facebook. “No those are his habits and he recorded himself and sent it to me professing his love. So quick to make excuses for him but will roast a minority player over an anthem, dog fight, weed, domestic issues etc. But ya’ll keep saying ALL LIVES MATTER STFU!!” she added. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Foerster has resigned, the organization has offered to get the former coach the help he needs. What are your thoughts?
All Lives Matter, Facebook, and Friends: Model Releases Video Dolphins OL Coach Sent to
 Her: "The White People Mad At Me Like l Forced
 Blow Down This Man's Nose and Like i Recorded lt
 On Tha Low"
 13
 @balleralert
Model Releases Video Dolphins OL Coach Sent to Her: “The White People Mad At Me Like I Forced Blow Down This Man’s Nose and Like i Recorded It On Tha Low” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Over the weekend, a video surfaced of MiamiDolphins’ offensive line coach ChrisFoerster, snorting a white powder before a meeting. Just one day after its release, Foerster stepped down from his position, as the team continued its investigation into the video. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now, just hours after the news of Foerster’s resignation surfaced, the model behind the release has spoken out about the incriminating video. According to the NY Post, KijuanaNige said she released the video over the increased tensions concerning the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I have plenty of white friends so I’m not making this a race issue. People are missing the point,” she wrote, in a now-deleted comment. “My point is everyone has to be held accountable for their decisions. They roast players over anthems, while the coaches be high as sh*t and probably can’t sing along.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The white people mad at me like I forced blow down this man’s nose and like I recorded it on tha low,” Nige wrote on Facebook. “No those are his habits and he recorded himself and sent it to me professing his love. So quick to make excuses for him but will roast a minority player over an anthem, dog fight, weed, domestic issues etc. But ya’ll keep saying ALL LIVES MATTER STFU!!” she added. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Foerster has resigned, the organization has offered to get the former coach the help he needs. What are your thoughts?

Model Releases Video Dolphins OL Coach Sent to Her: “The White People Mad At Me Like I Forced Blow Down This Man’s Nose and Like i Recorded ...

America, Fresh, and John Legend: John Legend and Jesse Williams Teanm Up For 1968 Olympics Protest Documentary @balleralert John Legend and Jesse Williams Team Up For 1968 Olympics Protest Documentary – blogged by @MsJEnnyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Amid the recent controversy surrounding NFL players' rights to protest during the national anthem, JohnLegend and JesseWilliams are teaming up to highlight one of the most famous protests in sports – TommieSmith at the Games of the XIX Olympiad in Mexico City. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Legend and Williams, who have both been very vocal about racial injustices in America, will be joining forces to executive produce a documentary about Smith’s world-renowned protest for racial injustice and human rights during the national anthem. The documentary, titled “With Drawn Arms,” will focus on Smith’s strength and John Carlos’ courage to join in, despite the consequences. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, as the protests of the national anthem resurface in sports, both Legend and Williams believe Smith’s story deserves to be told. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We are excited to collaborate with true artists in Glenn Kaino and Afshin Shahidi to bring this powerful story to the world in a fresh and compelling way,” Legend said. “In this current climate we are once again being charged to stand up to bigotry, fear, and hate. We are inspired by this story and honored to be a creative partner on this film.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Tommie Smith is more than an iconic poster or risky act of defiance that inspires people the world over,” Williams said. “He is a living man, whose incredible journey is worthy of examination. I couldn’t be more excited to join forces with this team of film makers, to share his reality and challenge our notions of heroism in the process.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Deadline, the film is expected to be released October of next year, for the 50th anniversary of the raised fist by the now-73-year-old Smith.
America, Fresh, and John Legend: John Legend and Jesse Williams Teanm
 Up For 1968 Olympics Protest
 Documentary
 @balleralert
John Legend and Jesse Williams Team Up For 1968 Olympics Protest Documentary – blogged by @MsJEnnyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Amid the recent controversy surrounding NFL players' rights to protest during the national anthem, JohnLegend and JesseWilliams are teaming up to highlight one of the most famous protests in sports – TommieSmith at the Games of the XIX Olympiad in Mexico City. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Legend and Williams, who have both been very vocal about racial injustices in America, will be joining forces to executive produce a documentary about Smith’s world-renowned protest for racial injustice and human rights during the national anthem. The documentary, titled “With Drawn Arms,” will focus on Smith’s strength and John Carlos’ courage to join in, despite the consequences. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, as the protests of the national anthem resurface in sports, both Legend and Williams believe Smith’s story deserves to be told. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We are excited to collaborate with true artists in Glenn Kaino and Afshin Shahidi to bring this powerful story to the world in a fresh and compelling way,” Legend said. “In this current climate we are once again being charged to stand up to bigotry, fear, and hate. We are inspired by this story and honored to be a creative partner on this film.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Tommie Smith is more than an iconic poster or risky act of defiance that inspires people the world over,” Williams said. “He is a living man, whose incredible journey is worthy of examination. I couldn’t be more excited to join forces with this team of film makers, to share his reality and challenge our notions of heroism in the process.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Deadline, the film is expected to be released October of next year, for the 50th anniversary of the raised fist by the now-73-year-old Smith.

John Legend and Jesse Williams Team Up For 1968 Olympics Protest Documentary – blogged by @MsJEnnyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Amid the recent controve...

Donald Trump, Kobe Bryant, and Luke Walton: Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing @balleralert Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA preseason, the league released a memo to remind teams of the rule that requires players and coaches to stand during the national anthem. Since then, a few teams have announced that they would be protesting the national anthem by locking arms, while others revealed that they will not be participating in the protest at all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, amid the ongoing controversy, Kobe Bryant says if he were still playing today, he would be kneeling during the national anthem, despite the league rule. The retired Los Angeles Laker player revealed his decision on Wednesday, on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Kneel,” Bryant said, when asked what he would do if faced with the decision. When asked what he would say if he could speak to Donald Trump, he said he’s advise the celebrity-in-chief to “focus on serving, not leading.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bryant’s former team is one of many that have decided to lock arms during the anthem prior to the start of preseason games. The team’s coach discussed the decision last week saying, “We are in this together.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously they have a ton of respect… well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military,” Luke Walton said. “But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes.”
Donald Trump, Kobe Bryant, and Luke Walton: Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During
 The Anthem If He Was Still Playing
 @balleralert
Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA preseason, the league released a memo to remind teams of the rule that requires players and coaches to stand during the national anthem. Since then, a few teams have announced that they would be protesting the national anthem by locking arms, while others revealed that they will not be participating in the protest at all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, amid the ongoing controversy, Kobe Bryant says if he were still playing today, he would be kneeling during the national anthem, despite the league rule. The retired Los Angeles Laker player revealed his decision on Wednesday, on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Kneel,” Bryant said, when asked what he would do if faced with the decision. When asked what he would say if he could speak to Donald Trump, he said he’s advise the celebrity-in-chief to “focus on serving, not leading.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bryant’s former team is one of many that have decided to lock arms during the anthem prior to the start of preseason games. The team’s coach discussed the decision last week saying, “We are in this together.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously they have a ton of respect… well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military,” Luke Walton said. “But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes.”

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA p...

Community, Espn, and Los Angeles Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long @balleralert ONDA Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative statements about firing athletes who protest, NBA coaches and players have decided to fight back by protesting the anthem for the entire season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ During the league's first preseason game on Saturday, the Denver Nuggets, along with the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, all stood with arms locked during the anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "We are in this together," Lakers coach Luke Walton said about the team's decision to protest, via ESPN. "I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously, they have a ton of respect ... well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "... I see it as an every night thing but I guess time will tell." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Before the preseason, the NBA sent out a memo to all 30 teams reminding players and coaches of the long-standing rule that that players, coaches and trainers must stand "in a dignified posture" during the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "It is important for me, for the players and for our country to continue to talk and be active and get out in the community and do things that makes this country better and equal for opportunities and for everybody that lives here," Walton said. "I think that is why the players and team decided to do that."
Community, Espn, and Los Angeles Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest
 National Anthem All Season Long
 @balleralert
 ONDA
Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative statements about firing athletes who protest, NBA coaches and players have decided to fight back by protesting the anthem for the entire season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ During the league's first preseason game on Saturday, the Denver Nuggets, along with the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, all stood with arms locked during the anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "We are in this together," Lakers coach Luke Walton said about the team's decision to protest, via ESPN. "I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously, they have a ton of respect ... well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "... I see it as an every night thing but I guess time will tell." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Before the preseason, the NBA sent out a memo to all 30 teams reminding players and coaches of the long-standing rule that that players, coaches and trainers must stand "in a dignified posture" during the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "It is important for me, for the players and for our country to continue to talk and be active and get out in the community and do things that makes this country better and equal for opportunities and for everybody that lives here," Walton said. "I think that is why the players and team decided to do that."

Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative state...

Definitely, Football, and Friday: Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem @balleralert 4 18 Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football players were kicked off the team after protesting the national anthem during a game Friday night. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ At Friday night's game, Cedric Ingram-Lewis raised his fist while his cousin, Larry McCullough, knelt during the anthem before their game against Providence Classical. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ After the anthem, head coach Ronnie Mitchem instructed the teens to take off their uniforms and terminated their participation with the team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Ingram-Lewis, a sophomore at Victory and Praise Christian Academy, a private school in Crosby, Texas, said the idea to protest had came up in the locker room before the game. The coach had already told players he did not want anyone to kneel, due to his own participation in the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "He told us that disrespect will not be tolerated," Lewis said, recalling the moment after the anthem. "He told us to take off our uniform and leave it there." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Lewis' mother, Rhonda Brady, says she supports her son and nephew's decision to protest. She also says she was surprised by the coach's reaction. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "I'm definitely going to have a conversation because I don't like the way that was handled," Brady said. "But I don't want them back on the team. A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Mitchem says he does not regret kicking the boys off the team, as they left him with no choice. He encouraged the players to protest, but in a different way like kneeling after a touchdown in the end zone or spreading word about the issue through writing.
Definitely, Football, and Friday: Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football
 Team for Kneeling During Anthem
 @balleralert
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Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football players were kicked off the team after protesting the national anthem during a game Friday night. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ At Friday night's game, Cedric Ingram-Lewis raised his fist while his cousin, Larry McCullough, knelt during the anthem before their game against Providence Classical. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ After the anthem, head coach Ronnie Mitchem instructed the teens to take off their uniforms and terminated their participation with the team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Ingram-Lewis, a sophomore at Victory and Praise Christian Academy, a private school in Crosby, Texas, said the idea to protest had came up in the locker room before the game. The coach had already told players he did not want anyone to kneel, due to his own participation in the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "He told us that disrespect will not be tolerated," Lewis said, recalling the moment after the anthem. "He told us to take off our uniform and leave it there." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Lewis' mother, Rhonda Brady, says she supports her son and nephew's decision to protest. She also says she was surprised by the coach's reaction. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "I'm definitely going to have a conversation because I don't like the way that was handled," Brady said. "But I don't want them back on the team. A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Mitchem says he does not regret kicking the boys off the team, as they left him with no choice. He encouraged the players to protest, but in a different way like kneeling after a touchdown in the end zone or spreading word about the issue through writing.

Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football pla...