Division III Albright cuts player for kneeling during anthem

Division III Albright cuts player for kneeling during anthem
Football player cut from team for kneeling during national anthem
“At some point in life, there’s going to be a time when you’ve got to take a stand,” Durante told NBC10. “For me it just happened to be on Saturday afternoon.”

“We trusted him throughout the week, after time and time again he told us he would stand,” said former teammate Josh Powell. “When you can’t have a player on a team that you can trust, he’s got to go.””This action, which was supported by the coaching staff, was created as an expression of team unity and out of the mutual respect team members have for one another and the value they place on their differences,” she added. “It was established as a way to find common ground in a world with many differing views.”

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A sophomore backup quarterback who took a knee during the Lions’ last two games was kicked off the team, according to a published report.

HIDE CAPTION SHOW CAPTION of SEE ALL BACK TO SLIDEDurante and his family remain unrepentant. The player says he is considering transferring from the college.

WCAU, a Philadelphia NBC News affiliate. “I believe heavily in this. So I decided to fight for it.”

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A Division III football player has been dismissed from his team for kneeling during the national anthem before a game last weekend.

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TV station. “When you can’t have a player on a team that you can trust, he’s got to go.” 

Durante’s teammates said they believe their colleague broke the trust of the team. One freshman said, “[T]ime and time again he told us he would stand … When you can’t have a player on a team that you can trust, he’s got to go.”

“I was just taught you fight for what you believe in, and you don’t bow to anyone. I believe heavily in this, so I decided to fight for it.”First off, here’s the Internet’s no. 1 fan of “consequences”:

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Were Vikings Muslim? New research finds 'Allah' woven into burial clothes Donald Trump is powering on with his campaign against NFL players who choose to kneel instead of standing.Gyree Durante, a backup quarterback for Albright, was the lone player who decided to kneel during the anthem before the team’s 45-7 loss on Oct. 7.

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NBC 10 in Philadelphia. “For me it just happened to be on Saturday afternoon.”

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“We trusted him throughout the week, after time and time again he told us he would stand,” said Josh Powell, a former teammate, to WCAU. “When you can’t have a player on a team that you can trust, he’s got to go.”If teammates understood or felt there were genuine reasons for Durante to protest during the anthem against the group decision, perhaps they wouldn’t have taken such a drastic measure. But it’s pretty clear from the statement and decision that his teammates weren’t supportive of the maneuver. And betraying the trust of your teammates — no matter what the act is — is never a good idea.

The most trusted voice in sports delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up now to receive Sports Illustrated’s best content, special offers and much more.NBC Philadelphia “At some point in life, there’s going to be a time when you’ve got to take a stand. For me it just happened to be on Saturday afternoon.”

Don’t miss the biggest stories of the day. Get breaking news delivered directly to your inbox.It would seem the issue here is more on a broken trust between Durante and his teammates. Two Albright players claim Durante voted in favor of the team’s decision to take a knee as a team during the pregame coin flip and stand for the anthem.

Football player cut from team for kneeling during national anthem
Football player cut from team for kneeling during national anthem

“I do think they’ve created a hostile environment there,” Durante’s father Ronnell said. “They’ve already pitted players against him, against players who might feel for him. You feel it as soon as you cross campus. You can. It’s a small campus, you can feel it in the air. Nobody knows what to say or do. I’m just hoping nobody overreacts.”It is about time that Roger Goodell of the NFL is finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem-RESPECT OUR COUNTRYRemove or add teams to and from your list of favorites

According to a statement from the school given to the station, the decision to kick Durante off the team was made by the team’s leadership council after he chose to do his own thing. From NBC 10:

NBC-10 Philadelphia that he was taught to fight what he believes in, and that he felt that before Saturday’s game was the time to show it. The sophomore told the television station that his protest was focused on social injustices and racism in the U.S.Tony Rhodin may be reached at arhodin@lehighvalleylive.com. Follow him on Twitter @TonyRhodin. Find lehighvalleylive.com on Facebook.

“At some point in life, there’s going to be a time when you’ve got to take a stand,” Durante told NBC 10 in Philadelphia. “For me, it just happened to be on Saturday afternoon.
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NFL   Scoreboard Standings Stats Teams Video Odds adUtility.insertAd(“ad_redirect”, {type: adUtility._AD_REDIRECT}); Ron and Don Presented by:Albright backup quarterback Gyree Durante was dismissed after he was the only member of the team to take a knee before a 41–6 loss to Delaware Valley University last Saturday.By Ty Duffy OnOct 12, 2017 0 NCAA Lou Holtz shows with signature he hasn’t gotten over Notre Dame being “screwed” in 1989, ’90 and ’93 Not sure what Holtz is talking about for 1990, though.“One football player, who unbeknownst to the coach and the team, chose not to support team unity and has been dismissed from the team,” she wrote. “He remains a valued member of the Albright College student body.”

Two of Durante’s former teammates, freshmen Stephen Glynn and Josh Powell, told the station he previously agreed to stand for the anthem with the team.

“The football team made a team-wide decision to both kneel during the coin toss and stand during the national anthem. This action, which was supported by the coaching staff, was created as an expression of team unity and out of the mutual respect team members have for one another and the value they place on their differences. It was established as a way to find common ground in a world with many differing views,” the college said in a statement.

“We trusted him throughout the week, after time and time again he told us he would stand,” Powell said. “When you can’t have a player on a team that you can trust, he’s got to go.”

“This action, which was supported by the coaching staff, was created as an expression of team unity and out of the mutual respect team members have for one another and the value they place on their differences,” she wrote. “It was established as a way to find common ground in a world with many differing views.”

A college football player was cut for kneeling during the national anthem, but it's a little more complicated
A college football player was cut for kneeling during the national anthem, but it's a little more complicated
An Albright College spokeswoman said in a statement that the team’s leadership council, which consists of 24 players, voted to kneel during the coin toss and stand during the national anthem. Durante then decided to kneel during the national anthem on his own.
Albright College students wrestle with national spotlight over anthem protest
Albright College students wrestle with national spotlight over anthem protest

“We believe that our role is to expand the dimensions of this field and take those lessons and teachings with us into our classrooms and our dormitories; into this local neighborhood and back home with us to our families, our churches, our communities and into our society as a whole.

It is an act that has sparked debate nationwide, with President Donald Trump calling it “disrespectful” to the country, the New York Post reports.UGARMYRet 23 hours ago I dont have the freedom of speech to say anything I want at my employment, particularly if the boss has already said no to what I might want to do. Good bye. There is a big difference between what you CAN say and what you SHOULD say.

The players made a team-wide decision to kneel during the coin toss and stand during the national anthem before their Oct. 7 game against Delaware Valley University, according to the spokeswoman.

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