Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick never said he would stand for the national anthem. According to his girlfriend Nessa, she is saying that rumor is completely false.
The reports that Colin will stand for the anthem are completely false! He has never discussed this with anyone. pic.twitter.com/tWusUBJMeF
— NESSA (@nessnitty) October 8, 2017
Kaepernick responded on Twitter saying this:
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Winston S. Churchill
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) October 8, 2017