Sadly, sports and politics intersect again...sound familiar?
Navy Transfer Called ‘Coward’ In Hate-Filled Letter From Veterans
Notre Dame safety Alohi Gilman began his career at the United States Naval Academy, but he decided to transfer after his freshman season because he wanted to pursue a career in the NFL. According to a group of anonymous military veterans, Gilman betrayed his country when he made that move.
...Gilman...received from “six veterans and college football fans” who ripped him from transferring from Navy and ridiculed him over Notre Dame getting dominated by Clemson.
“You were honored with the highest appointment possible to the United States Naval Academy and were given a one year prep school scholarship because of your questionable academic record,” the letter read. “And how do you thank our great country for giving you a chance to serve? You spit on the flag and transfer because you believe you can make the NFL quicker. Much more talented players than you received their commission, served their country, and went on to the NFL…
(Prior to 2017, a rule allowed football players a chance to defer their military service for five years if they wanted to pursue a career in the NFL. Gilman...decided to leave after the rule changed.)
“…It goes without saying that you are a coward. Our military is probably better off not having you amongst its ranks, but this will accompany you throughout your life.”
Perhaps the most ironic part about the letter to Gilman is that it ripped him for being a coward, but those who were responsible for it chose to remain anonymous. If you are that passionate about attacking someone’s character, there should be no issue attaching your name to your opinion.https://larrybrownsports.com/college-fo ... ans/481283
Couldn't agree with the opinion writer more on the last bit.
Somehow I think this young man will be fine with his personal decision as these "fans" wallow in their small puddle of hate...
"Trump is what he is, a floundering, inarticulate jumble of gnawing insecurities and not-at-all compensating vanities, which is pathetic."
"How stupid is our country?"