Rice admits that he didn’t know what the Black Lives Matter movement was. Upon finding out, it seems his stance has changed.
The former running back’s original tweet that was ignited by Kaepernick’s protest was “All lives matter. So much going on in this world today,” Rice wrote at the time. “Can we all just get along! Colin, I respect your stance but don’t disrespect the flag.”
That tweet has since been deleted, but the response to Rice’s newfound stance has been mixed: