Nike's new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick released

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WATCH: Nike calls Kaepernick inspirational, but as Eric Sorensen reports, it's ignited a firestorm.

Following the entire controversy, Kaepernick, who was a quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers for six years, was not offered a place on any National Football League team for the 2017 season.

"We don't need more issues to divide us, we need things to bring us together and this is certainly one that divides us", said UT Alumnus Chris Brammer.

The Game praised the company for putting Colin Kaepernick as the face of their new ad campaign. Many have objected, calling his actions disrespectful to the flag and the military. As numbers from YouGov's Plan & Track show, 34% of U.S. adults have a positive opinion of Kaepernick, while 31% have a negative one. "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything", it reads. He was very much alone for a long time.

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"I'm hoping it's a very small minority of people truly wanting to get rid of this gear", she said.

Kelly Hughes hopes those upset with Nike right now will think of kids in the foster system. Writing in a statement, "This entire conversation is about the police".

Since 2016, 381 officers have been killed in the line of duty.

As the figures above reveal, Nike customers are 10 percentage points more likely than the general public to appreciate it when companies have a moral message (78% to 68%).

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"I don't mind them protesting brutality", he said.

Trump was also quick to mention his own business relationship with Nike.

"That's good for him standing up for something he believes in".

Several NFL players have kneeled during the anthem since Kaepernick started the trend. The president has been a vocal critic of players' protests, with his influence reportedly contributing to the NFL's and team owners' decision to announce a policy that would force players to either stand for the anthem or stay in the locker room while it is being played.

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Debbie Lee, mother of Marc Alan Lee the first Navy SEAL to give his life in service to our country during Operation Iraqi Freedom, founded Americas Mighty Warriors. Just as many identify as being either black (22%) or Hispanic (23%) as they do being white (46%). Some are prepared to risk the total loss of all they have, but Kaepernick already has a monument, because he has taken a stand in an industry - the National Football League - that sees itself as an expression of conservative American values, not a catalyst for social change. A roadie and "ex-Marine" chopped the Nike swoosh off his socks and posted a picture that went. you guessed it, viral. Trump wrote in a tweet on Wednesday. That's what I want to do and want to be remembered for.