Skip to comments.Brendon Ayanbadejo compares Michael Sam to Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks [Gay is the new Black]
Posted on 02/10/2014 7:07:00 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
"We were there to celebrate his ground-breaking voyage that in many ways is similar to those of Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks," Ayanbadejo says after counseling Sam.
COLUMBIA, Miss., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- According to former NFL player and current Fox Sports analyst Brendon Ayanbadejo, Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam is similar to trailblazers like Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks after he publicly came out as gay prior to the upcoming NFL draft.
Before revealing his secret to the world, Sam was advised by Ayanbadejo, openly gay NBA player Jason Collins, Billy Bean, Wade Davis and Chris Kluwe during a dinner.
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Another clueless “sports analyst” blowhard. I can’t stand listening to these bags of wind.
Who the hell is Brendon Ayanbadejo?
One of the hosts on my local sports talk station was predicting that the gay activist crowd is going to turn on Sam for not being activist enough to suit them.
He says that Sam is going to want to spend his time preparing for the NFL Combine and to try and make a roster. And since he is focusing on his career, he will
likely decline requests from gay activist groups to go out
and shill for their issues. Triggering the predictable hissy fits.
Would he have made that comparison if the apparent first “openly gay” NFL player was white?
My bible study teacher is black.
He had posted this response on his facebook regarding the comparison.
Hey, Moonie-owned UPI ...
Between this, the ‘Redskins’ flap, Goodell’s general incompetence, the NFL’s overall embrace of everything PC and incompetent or corrupt officials turning games into WWE matches, I’m about ready to dump the NFL into the same circular file that the NBA went into 30 years ago.
Yeah, right. Sam’s desire for hairy male anuses should be put up there with civil rights heroes Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks? America-2014 is one hell of a sick, screwed-up place.
Michael Sam = Rosa Parks? Uh, no. Sorry but no dice with that comparison. Two percent of the population should not be dictating policy to the rest of the country.
~~~”Prior to coming out, I would be in a local restaurant with my boyfriend and coaches would come in and I would feel insecure and want to sneak out.”
~~~America-2014 is one hell of a sick, screwed-up place.~~~
Right you are, I am sorry to say. And it’s accelerating.
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“and Chris Kluwe during a dinner.”
Wast he dinner feces?
Except for pink during breat cancer awareness month ... after month ... after month...
The FBI looked into accusations of point shaving but didn't find any evidence of that. It later came out that there were tensions on the team between the way coach Bob Toledo had treated the offensive players versus the defensive players and that the defensive players (of whom Ayanbadejo was the principle loud mouth) were upset as a result. I am convinced that Ayanbadejo and several of the other defensive players got together and plotted to throw the game in order to get back at Toledo. I know that sounds far-fetched but if you had seen the game, you would know that something very strange was going on with the UCLA defense during the game. At one point on tape, you can see Bob Toledo going up to the defensive coordinator and asking him what the hell is going on and the defensive coordinator looks at him and shrugs his shoulders and says he doesn't know.
An also-ran no-name who thinks he’s something?
The commentator was so passionate, so enthusiastic and knowledgeable of the course and rules. "Good Doggie, Good Doggie", praising each and every one the competitors and lavishing praise on the handlers, more so the males than females. ...his good & close friends.
It was like so obvious the commentator graduated from the Homosexual Speech Academy, he was like so prissy.
Staying tuned in for the dogs and wanting to know who this prissy man was, they finally want to the commentators on camera for commentary.
Low and Behold, it was none other than a grey-haired, prissy, Greg Louganis.
Deviant sexual behavior is given the status of race and ethnicity.
This is all about money.
The guy comes out as a homosexual.
Doesn’t get a big contract offer by any teams he tries out for.
Oops here come the lawyers....
Hey, you people are homophobes and did not offer our client a contract that you would have if he wasn’t “gay” so you are going to have to pay up now............
Bragging rights for being abnormal? Bring back the days of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
The same exact media hacks, familiar name by familiar name, who are pontificating the celebration of Sam, could not have been more snarky and mocking of Tebow. It would make a great contrast/storify to see the tweets side by side (from “distractions” (poor excuse if used against Sam, Tebow is a big distraction), to “public pronouncements” (proud gay = good, proud Christian = please keep it to yourself). The hypocrisy is amazing. Thank you, Google.
It will cost him money, I would have to think. NFL football is a team sport and xtremely competitive. Distractions can cost a franchise and an individual player trying to make the NFL.
I knew this Ayanbadejo character was a bad egg. Yes I remember the Miami debacle. Any athlete that would put petty grievances above a shot at a national championship is an odd and twisted person and a rotten teammate.
Hey big boy, wanna play some flag football ?
Note the lack of typo.
Reverend Al and Jesse Jackson will come out soon and get married so they can keep hustlin’..
Homosexuals are doing something wrong. Blacks are not doing anything wrong. That’s the difference!
Actually, the biggest problem with this analogy is that there is no recent history of any gay person being rejected from the NFL or any other sports team.
The pro-Gay folks might say it is because nobody knew (which is the interesting thing about being gay, most people won’t know, it isn’t like your race or sex).
But if you don’t live in the closet, people would figure it out. And it is widely stated that there are currently gay athletes, that they are known to their peers, and that nobody really cares, and they keep it quiet.
Just like Missouri kept this quiet when the entire team knew.
It is highly unlikely that even a significant minority of fans would refuse to buy a ticket or to support a team that had an openly gay member. So again, there is really no analogy to the real problems that black athletes experienced in the past, with teammates ignoring them, teams refusing to hire, coaches refusing to teach, and referees treating poorly regarding fouls.
Thank you for posting that!
bttt no prob!