K-State Athletics responds to tweet by KSU student


As the player empowerment movement in college athletics grows, it has now come to K-State, where multiple football players on Twitter have gone to take a stand against a tweet from a KSU student.

On Thursday, Jaden McNeil, a junior at Kansas State and in his Twitter bio states that he is “President and Founder of America First Students” which says they are a “Student Organization for strong borders, traditional families, the American worker, and Christian values.”, tweeted this:

K-State football and basketball players responded to McNeil’s tweet on Thursday and Friday, voicing their displeasure.

Chrissy Carr, JR G

Jonathan Alexander, SR DB

Josh Youngblood, SO WR

Tee Denson, FR DB

AJ Parker, SR DB

Walter Neil JR, SR DB

Malik Knowles, SO WR

Antonio Gordon, SO F

As the tweet picked up steam overnight and into the early parts of the morning, K-State President Richard Myers, head football coach Chris Klieman and head basketball coach Bruce Weber released statements via Twitter.

For more on this story, KMAN News Director Brandon Peoples has more on how the university is handling matters here: https://1350kman.com/k-state-president-condemns-student-tweet-downplaying-death-of-george-floyd/


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Mason has been with KMAN since 2017 and does PxP for K-State baseball, high school sports and other various events, and also co-hosts The Game and hosts Scoreboard Saturday

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