He apologized when asked about past tweets he made that some have called insensitive. I'm going to grow as a person. Congratulations to Nick Bosa on being picked number two in the NFL Draft. tweeted DeForest Buckner. “Nick Bosa announced he has deleted all of his pro-Trump tweets because he expects to be drafted by the 49ers. Bosa called Colin Kaepernick a “clown” in a tweet, per Miami Herald. Joseph Anthony Bosa (born July 11, 1995) is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). "But I think me being here is even better for me as a person because I don't think there's any city that will help you grow as much as this one will. The most famous of Bosa's ancestors, however, had nothing to do with football. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Bosa, the NFL Draft's No. You will be a great player for years to come, maybe one of the best. CNN's Jason Hoffman and Jim Acosta contributed to this report. I've learned a lot in the past few months. Jemele Hill, a writer for The Atlantic who left ESPN after being suspended for calling Trump a "white supremacist," tweeted a photo of an angry Cleveland Cavaliers fan and wrote, "So my 49ers took Nick Bosa ...", "@49ers drafted racist and homophobic [Nick Bosa]," one fan tweeted. San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa reacts on the sideline during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Screenshotted tweets showed Bosa calling Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who claimed NFL owners were colluding to keep him out of the league because of his decision to kneel during the national anthem, a "clown." “Love this man” “” next to cardboard cut out of Donald Trump pic.twitter.com/VVLE9bX27V. Bosa regularly tweeted about his support for President Trump, and his disdain for former quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In comes Nick Bosa. Some left-leaning 49ers fans were not happy after the team drafted Nick Bosa. As the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, Joey Bosa is enjoying a $135-million slice of it. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!". His email is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com. - Nick Bosa pic.twitter.com/Ucc9RGBcNR, Nick Bosa liked...“Liberals really suck.”“Don’t let college liberals wussify you. Mahomes, 24, led the Chiefs to a comeback victory in the fourth quarter. "@nbsmallerbear let's get after it!!! The move was in anticipation that he might be going to San Francisco, Kaepernick's former team and a city known for its liberal politics. Some liberal 49ers fans are not taking the Nick Bosa selection well, 49ers lose more players after positive COVID test. I'm not sure I can root for this team now. "If it empowers anybody, then he's doing a good thing. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, whose tweets were often liked or retweeted by Bosa, congratulated the pass rusher on getting drafted second overall. "I was a little insensitive in some of the things I said. Bosa apologized for the remark, according to an, "I respect what he's done," Bosa said at a press conference after his selection. Learn more about Bosa's controversial tweets. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”. On Thursday night, Bosa said he has learned from his controversial social media posts. You will be a great player for years to come, maybe one of the best. Bosa is not the first athlete who had tweets called into question around the draft. 2 by the 49ers and deleted the tweets with the potential that he is heading to California. Getty Some people questioned whether or not Bosa would be able to get along with African American teammates due to his past tweets, but that didn't seem to be an issue Thursday night when he was welcomed by many of his 49ers teammates. It’s a crazy world we live in when athletes are forced to distance themselves from the POTUS in order to be drafted into the NFL,” Travis noted on a video posted on Twitter. Bosa, who left Ohio State after his junior season, is the younger brother of star Los Angeles Charges defensive end Joey Bosa and the son of former NFL player John Bosa, also a defensive end. NFL Draft: What Nick Bosa brings to the San Francisco 49ers. San Francisco 49ers Defensive Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa was seen in tears as his team lost to the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night, 31-20. Black Panther is the worst Marvel movie. #GoNiners. Trump, never shy to wade into the NFL and any controversy involving Kaepernick, gave the words of advice in a tweet. Bosa once said he was a “big fan” of Trump’s. “Dwayne [sic] Wade looks like a parrot fish,” Bosa tweeted on July 6, 2016, per The Root. 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That’s not what I was calling or talking about at all. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. He’s also more politically minded [than brother Joey Bosa]. Bad decision. Bills quarterback Josh Allen’s racist tweets. He’s also more politically minded [than brother Joey Bosa]. "He brings a charisma that no other candidate has [had] in my lifetime. ", One view: Nick Bosa must prove he's learned from Colin Kaepernick remark, Twitter comments, Video: What Nick Bosa brings to the San Francisco 49ers. On June 7, 2017, Bosa retweeted a weekly address from Trump with the caption: “Love this man.” Bosa took on Hillary Clinton in a May 27, 2016 tweet featuring a cup of coffee and frog emojis at the end. When asked in an. ", Kaepernick started the movement of NFL players, Bosa has since deleted the tweets, which ESPN said included the criticism of Kaepernick, as well as Beyoncé and the movie "Black Panther." San Francisco will embrace you but most importantly, always stay true to yourself. Big Talent! ", Added another dawg to the DLine! It’s just me — a specific thing that happened — and, me as a young kid [with] a thought popping into my head and, boom, decided to tweet it out. Nick Bosa deleted his tweets praising President Donald Trump. San Francisco will embrace you but most importantly, always stay true to yourself. The San Francisco 49ers drafted Ohio State pass rusher Nick Bosa with the second overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, but a number of left-leaning 49ers fans were not happy. Excited to have you join the D line!! Yet, even with $102 million of his five-year deal guaranteed, the pass-rushing defensive end admitted the money isn’t as freeing as he anticipated. Big Talent! But President Donald Trump told the defensive end on Saturday he should "always stay true to yourself.". The Root posted several screenshots of Bosa’s political tweets. He played college football at Ohio State, and was selected by the Chargers third overall in the 2016 NFL Draft.He was named AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2016. USA TODAY Sports' Michael Middlehurst- “No, it wasn’t directed towards that,” Bosa said. The Ohio State product continued his support of the president through various likes and retweets on Twitter. Not only has Bosa’s political tweets been criticized, but some of his other tweets have been called into question. Market data provided by Factset. "I stuck by the team through good and bad. In other tweets, Bosa called Beyonce's music "trash" and said Black Panther is the worst Marvel movie. His father, John, was a first-round pick by the Miami Dolphins in 1987 and played three seasons in the NFL. San Francisco will embrace you but most importantly, always stay true to yourself. Last year he seemed to delight in posting political takes, including his support for President Trump, on Twitter and needling dissenters. 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