Kansas State Football Players Threaten to Leave University Over Student's George Floyd Tweet

This K-State Student drew the ore of the Wildcats football team
This K-State Student drew the ore of the Wildcats football team

Jaden McNeil, the founder of "America First Students," an organization that fights for "strong borders, traditional families, and Christian values," made a "joke" about the late George Floyd in which he "congratulated" him for staying drug-free for an entire month. If you don't see the problem with that, you're beyond repair.

McNeil, a student at Kansas State, has drawn the ire of several Wildcats football players, including defensive back Walter Neil Jr. and wide receiver Malik Knowles. The consistent refrain in all of the players' messages is the fact that they are all refusing to play for Chris Klieman's football team unless McNeil is dismissed from the university.

With a starting wide receiver and defensive back among the players threatening to sit the season out, this could be a real nightmare for Kansas State if McNeil's wrists are not slapped in some form or fashion.

McNeil didn't even take down his original tweet, instead choosing to double down while declaring the tweet a joke. His profile has been filled with retweets of sympathetic conservative writers and personalities since he fired off his original tweet. He claimed that he is brave enough to "stand against the mob" before offering more nonsensical ramblings about how Floyd's death was caused by a methamphetamine and fentanyl overdose, not a police officer kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

Hopefully justice is served and McNeil is disciplined in some way. If there's any lesson to be learned from this, even if McNeil is allowed to stay at Kansas State, it's the fact that you will gain absolutely nothing of value by following his Twitter account.