With the votes cast and ballots counted, America has a new president-elect in Donald Trump. The immediate reaction has either been extremely positive or extremely negative. Some people have come around to giving the guy a chance, but this group is far from the majority.
Thanks to the wonderful communication tool known as social media, the public was able to read the reactions of some of their favorite current and former NFL players. They soon found out that most of them were just as surprised with the results of the presidential election as the rest of the country was
Below are some of those player’s reactions that were posted to Twitter on Tuesday night.
Jerry Hughes – Buffalo Bills, DE
Dam now any jackass can be president. Credentials mean nothing
— Jerry hughes (@Iam_jerryhughes) November 9, 2016
Justin Tuck, Former NFL DE
The Divided States of America
— Justin Tuck (@JustinTuck) November 9, 2016
Pat McAfee, Indianapolis Colts, P
Wish I could be there for the moment President Obama has to give the Twitter login info for “@POTUS” to Trump.. Pretty wild time 2 be alive.
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) November 9, 2016
Richie Incognito – Buffalo Bills, OL
— Richie Incognito (@68INCOGNITO) November 9, 2016
Lance Moore – Former NFL WR
I sure will miss you @BarackObama.
— Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) November 9, 2016
Osi Umenyiora – Former NFL DE
Rather than being upset, use this opportunity to embrace the fact that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE
— Osi Umenyiora (@OsiUmenyiora) November 9, 2016
Takeo Spikes – Former NFL LB
woke up this morning wishing it was a nightmare & sadly it wasn’t. @realDonaldTrump is our President.Expect the worse & pray for the best??
— Takeo Spikes (@TakeoSpikes51) November 9, 2016
Terrance Knighton, Free-Agent DT
— Terrance Knighton (@MisterRoast98) November 9, 2016
Josh Norman, Washington Redskins, CB
Only in America where you can have NO political background Expertise, But got $$$, Run ??For President & WIN’
Man, what a layup! that was.
— *Joshua R. Norman (@J_No24) November 9, 2016