Super Bowl week just heightened a bit, but not the way you’d expect. Some bulletin board material was spoken by a 49ers players, but none that will motivate the Ravens. Now you might hear some civil rights groups get riled up.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was being interviewed by comedian Artie Lange on Tuesday during media day.
Lange who kinda set the second year cornerback up, asked Culliver about the prospects of having a gay teammate. Culliver took the bait, and fired this salvo per the Mercury News.
“I don’t do the gay guys man,” Culliver said. “I don’t do that. No, we don’t got no gay people on the team, they gotta get up out of here if they do.
“Can’t be with that sweet stuff. Nah … can’t be … in the locker room man. Nah.”
Culliver suggested that homosexual athletes keep their sexuality private until 10 years after they retire.
In light of everything going on with Kwame Harris and his ex-boyfriend plus people fighting for the rights of the LGBT community, Culliver may have created the press the Niners did not need.
Ray Lewis may thank you though if this picks up steam.