Jerry Rice Responds to Colin Kaepernick: “Don’t Disrespect the Flag”
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick rocked the country last week, when he refused to stand during the national anthem.
Why? Because he says he's "not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
Since this incident, a lot of people have weighed in, including 49ers legend Jerry Rice... who stirred up chatter with a tweet that is critical of Kaepernick while calling for "All Lives Matter".
So far, the tweet has been retweeted over 11,000 times, but struck a nerve among many.
See some of reactions below:
— deray mckesson (@deray) August 30, 2016
years removed from catching touchdown passes, Jerry Rice has decided to spend his retirement catching Ls instead. https://t.co/npyJb5RIb1
— Gene Demby (@GeeDee215) August 30, 2016
Jerry Rice made more stupid drops in this 1 tweet than he did his in his entire NFL career. https://t.co/9pbv4HCspR
— Khaled Beydoun (@KhaledBeydoun) August 30, 2016
I gotta quit twitter, Jerry Rice done showed his hand? LAWD I used to love Jerry Rice…WTF, say it aint so
— Kaepernicking (@VideoJenkins) August 30, 2016
— I Mean, Really Dude (@IMeanReallyDude) August 30, 2016