Skip to comments.ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says Tim Tebow NFL comeback is 'white privilege'
Posted on 05/22/2021 2:17:06 AM PDT by conservative98
Co-host Max Kellerman suggested Tebow should highlight that Colin Kaepernick hasn't had a chance at a comeback
ESPN "First Take" host Stephen A. Smith took aim at former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow on Thursday, arguing that "white privilege" was a factor in his NFL comeback at age 33 after years out of the league.
Tebow signed a one-year contract this week with the Jacksonville Jaguars after spending the last several years pursuing a professional baseball career in the New York Mets’ minor league system. During Thursday’s episode of "First Take," Smith said he "had a problem" with the team’s decision to sign Tebow as a tight end – a position he has never played – while other athletes were left seeking their next opportunity.
"I’m happy for him, meaning Tim Tebow specifically, but when you look at the totality of the situation, If I'm gonna bring up white privilege when I brought up Steve Nash getting the job in Brooklyn, is this not an example of white privilege?" Smith said. "What brother you know is getting this opportunity?"
"That makes people uncomfortable because we’re talking about race when I say something like that," he added. "Let me be the first to say – I don’t give a damn how you feel. I mean what I say. It is white privilege because that’s not something that’s happening for any brothers out there."
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I guess he forgot his rant about Kap when the idiot screwed over teams giving him a try out. Tebow showed up and tried out
when I brought up Steve Nash getting the job in Brooklyn, is this not an example of white privilege?” Smith said. “What brother you know is getting this opportunity?”
Derick Fisher of your NEW YORK Knicks - never coached a day in his life...
On June 10, 2014, Fisher was hired by the New York Knicks to be the team’s head coach, signing a five-year, $25 million deal.
Tebow will put fans in the seats and get them to turn on the TV. Kaepernick will get them to turn their backs, and change the channel.
True that. Tebow is a positive influence while the other guy just comes off as a disruptive sorehead (another of the left’s useful idiots). Besides, I believe Tebow is from the Jacksonville area originally.
Talk about privilege. Krapperdink’s main goal now is to make millions by insisting he should be on the field. But he never wants to give the game away by actually having to prove that he can still do a good job as QB which he can’t. His job is to be the small barking dog that never has to back it all up with a bite. Just keeping the money rolling in for doing nothing is all he wants.
No he has that because of Black Privilege. No talent required...
LOL! S.A.S. A.S.S. is a better fit.
For further laughs...turn the sound down. Watch the clowns.
He's pretty much the same size and age as Rob Gronkowski who came out of retirement after a year off.....
Says Stephen Smith, who was hired because he is black.
If I was brought into a training camp for an NFL spot. That would be white privilege.
Tebow has shot at playing because the NFL is desperate to lure back the fans guys like Kap and Stephen K. Smith (don't you know who I am?) have driven away fro the game.
The over paid, pampered and self important egomaniacs of the NFL need be reminded football is just a game and they are just entertainers getting paid to play a game for school boys.
The only reason their skills have more value than those of the star running back of the East Podunk High School Panthers is because a bunch of white guys were willing to spend their Sundays drinking Bud and watching football
And those white guys a walking away from the game because of the woke garbage spewed by Stephen K. Smith who is not even a star athlete
Well, since “White Privilege” is code for “Work Ethic and Morals” it does apply to Tebow.
So happy I don’t know who this asshat is. What a joy to turn off from leftist media. Let them wallow and drown in their own hate while we enjoy our lives in comfort and peace.
It’s stunt casting.
Let them wallow and drown in their own hate while we enjoy our lives in comfort and peace.
Them Brothers ain’t going to like that.
smith is clearly a racist.
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