Former Auburn coach and current U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R, AL) has some advice for NFL rookies when it comes to talking politics: Don’t do it.
TMZ cameras caught up with Tuberville, who made it clear that activist athletes are something he’d like to see less of.
“Nobody’s looking for an outspoken person,” is the advice Tuberville says he would give his players. who were entering the draft. “We’re too divided as it is.”
Tuberville believes that athletes should stick to the things they know.
“Everybody wants to make an opinion and that’s fine,” Tuberville said. “But, I think, especially for young people to get involved in something that maybe they might not understand as much, I think they need to let people that, whatever they do for a living, justify it.” Tuberville added, “I’d just like to see our country be more settled down in terms