Add Urban Meyer’s wife Shelley to the list of people who have no love for Colin Kaepernick.
After news that Kaepernick, whose national anthem protest has spread around the sports world, had filed a grievance against the NFL citing collusion as the reason why he has not been signed by a team, the wife of the Ohio State head coach took to Twitter to slam the former NFL quarterback.
Meyer tweeted, “What-ever. He made his choices” and followed that by replying to a tweet that from someone who would prefer Tim Tebow, her husband’s former star recruit at the University of Florida, by saying, “A million times. No comparison at all!!!”
And while Tebow played himself out of the league with a suspect passing arm, Kaepernick played in a Super Bowl and led the 49ers to two NFC Championship games.
Colin Kaepernick isn’t receiving any sympathy from Shelley Meyer.
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Meyer received responses from many including the free agents quarterback’s mom, Teresa Kaepernick who said, “Her flip remark speaks volumes on where she stands on civil rights issues.” One Twitter user, @BabyGapGlobal responded by tweeting “Is this how the Meyer’s feel about Aaron Hernandez too?”
Hernandez, who was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd and then later committed suicide in prison, played for Urban Meyer at the University of Florida.
Kaepernick is moving forward with his collusion case, despite his name being thrown around as a possible replacement for the Packers, as the former Niners QB grew up outside Milwaukee, Wisc