Tony Dungy hit the delete button too late.
The Hall of Famer, who is now an NFL analyst for NBC Sports, has faced backlash over a tweet that referred to unsubstantiated allegations about bathrooms in schools. Dungey was responding to a Minnesota bill that would require boys’ schools to have menstrual hygiene products in their bathrooms.
“Never mind that,” Dungey tweeted Wednesday morning. “Some school districts have put toilets in the school bathrooms for students who identify as cats.
Dungey’s seemingly deleted tweet was in response to the video The Daily Wire tweeted It indicated that Minnesota Rep. Sandra Feist supported the bill.
Feist told the House Education Policy Committee on January 11: Woman. “
Dungy has not yet addressed this situation. Meanwhile, several people on Twitter roasted the former NFL player and coach, calling him “bigot” among other things.
“After reading that Tony Dungey actually thought schools put toilets in classrooms, I decided my brain must be completely rotten to be online. ‘ one person tweeted.
“Twitter gathers to call @TonyDungy ridiculous,” tweeted another.
According to Outsports.com, Dungey tweeted It appears to be aimed at “discrediting LGBTQ people”.
Dungey is outspoken about the causes he stands for. The 67-year-old is the national spokesperson for All Pro Dad, a fatherhood program that helps men lead their families.
Earlier this week, Dungey and NFL announcer Al Michaels made headlines when they faced criticism for the lack of excitement in their broadcasts during Saturday’s Jaguars-Chargers wild card game.Dungy and Michaels together at the booth This was my first time standing in the
To critics who said his debut was a failure, Michaels told Andrew Marchand of The Post He was “very satisfied” with the broadcast.
“I had never worked with Tony before, but I felt very comfortable,” Michaels told Marchand in a text. “It was like playing two different games. The first half. Second half: Tons of engaging strategies There’s nothing quite like the postseason in any sport.
“I must have received a hundred texts from people who were so happy I was back on NBC. Read the comments that it sounded like we weren’t excited enough. Internet compost.” You know me like anyone else—no yelling, no yelling, no yelling.It’s television!Ellipses and captions [sufficient] When pictures tell a story. We’re not playing games for over-the-top hits on YouTube. ”