49ers Say Nick Bosa’s Old Tweets Didn’t Impact The Team’s Decision To Draft Him

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San Francisco 49ers President Al Guido let the world know that Nick Bosa’s social media habits had no impact on his draft status.

The former Ohio State star had to purge his Twitter account of anti-Colin Kaepernick tweets prior to the draft. He also silenced his support for President Donald Trump out of fear it could impact his draft profile. However, his fears were apparently unnecessary.

Guido said the following during a recent appearance on the Bloomberg “Business of Sports” podcast, according to Saturday:

Not at all. It doesn’t mean we didn’t do background on the kid, doesn’t mean we didn’t bring it up and ask him the question, but look — if we’re going to get in a world where we’re not drafting Republicans or not drafting Democrats… The way that I think about it is, ‘he’s a young kid, he had a perspective.’ That perspective is fine, some of other stuff he did I think was a little insensitive and needs to learn from.

This is actually incredibly refreshing from the 49ers, and I’m glad to see some people in this world still have a solid head on their shoulders.

We’re headed down a dark path as a nation if we stop drafting people into pro sports because they don’t like national anthem kneelers or support a Republican president.


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Given how liberal of a city San Francisco is, I wouldn’t have been surprised at all if the 49ers tried to get woke on this issue.

Clearly, they didn’t do that at all. It probably doesn’t hurt that Bosa is an insane player. He’s one of the most talented defensive prospects I’ve ever seen. The man is unreal on the field.


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The man tweeted out a photo of Trump and Ronald Reagan calling them “Goats,” according to Sports Illustrated. If you think that’s a big deal, then the problem is with you and not Bosa.

He also called Kaepernick a “clown,” which is an opinion millions of Americans share. Again, the problem isn’t with Bosa. It’s with people making a big deal out of nothing.

I hope he tears it up in the NFL just to see all the outrage freaks go wild. Nothing would make me happier.

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