Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey (third from left), a former Rockhurst High player, defensive end DaiShon Neal and linebacker Mohamed Barry knelt during the national anthem before the Huskers’ game Saturday against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. Rose-Ivey said Monday he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media, and said the responses show why the protest was necessary.
Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey (third from left), a former Rockhurst High player, defensive end DaiShon Neal and linebacker Mohamed Barry knelt during the national anthem before the Huskers’ game Saturday against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. Rose-Ivey said Monday he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media, and said the responses show why the protest was necessary. Matt Ryerson Lincoln Journal Star via AP
Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey (third from left), a former Rockhurst High player, defensive end DaiShon Neal and linebacker Mohamed Barry knelt during the national anthem before the Huskers’ game Saturday against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. Rose-Ivey said Monday he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media, and said the responses show why the protest was necessary. Matt Ryerson Lincoln Journal Star via AP

Michael Rose-Ivey, former Rockhurst football player, responds to anthem protest backlash

September 27, 2016 12:49 PM