NBA players weren't the only athletes in America on Monday who publicly supported Jason Collins' decision to announce he is gay. Plenty of NFL players took to Twitter to support Collins as well.
Below are some of the tweets we have compiled:
Good for Jason Collins, read this article: m.si.com/2854664/an-nbaâ¦â Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) April 29, 2013
Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) April 29, 2013
So proud of @jasoncollins34 for having the courage to stand up and out for who he is. I support, respect and salute you!!â Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) April 29, 2013
Much respect for @jasoncollins34 who has chose to stand tall in a world filled with ignorance and hateâ Kevin Boss (@KevinBossman) April 29, 2013
Jason Collins freed himself from the prison of secrecy and can finally to live his life as he chooses. Good for him.â Gerald Alexander (@GAlexander21) April 29, 2013
Respect Jason Collins for stepping out. Live your life man! Hope people will respect him as a teammate & as a pro athlete.â Matt Overton (@MattOverton_LS) April 29, 2013