Dez Bryant, a top NFL wide receiver, called out former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick during an appearance on a podcast for not using his platform to create more jobs for the people that Kaepernick claims that he is “standing up for.”
Bryant made the remarks on the “I Am Athlete” podcast, which was uploaded to YouTube on Monday, featuring Brandon Marshall, Chad Ochocinco, Fred Taylor and Channing Crowder.
“I want to mention this too, like I respect Colin Kaepernick,” he said. “But there is one thing that I don’t respect and I said when I get the opportunity and to get on the stage and say it, I would say it, and I love him to death. So there ain’t no hate or nothing like that.”
“But brother, you had the biggest opportunity in the world to create jobs, and build jobs, give jobs to people,” he continued. “The people that you was talking about, the people that you so-called ‘standing up for,’