High school football players across the US followed San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's lead and declined to stand for the national anthem Friday night and Saturday afternoon. It appears that Kaepernick has started a movement with his silent protest during the national anthem during a pre-season game on August 26. Kaepernick said
High School Football Players Across Country Take Knee for National Anthem
Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the national anthem is spreading across the country, and taking root at high school football games.