The Millikin University football team voted this month to remain in the locker room during the national anthem in protest against perceived racial injustice.
But one player decided to stay on the field and stand at attention.
Connor Brewer made headlines for his patriotic action.
He wasn’t going to just follow the crowd and did what he believed was the right thing to do.
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Now there’s a viral video honoring this football player.
His team stayed in the locker room to protest the National Anthem, he stood alone on the field to show respect and pride in his country! pic.twitter.com/qXidR7nSQi
— MichaelKeyes (@michaelkeyes) December 8, 2016