This is exactly the sort of thing that ruins football, which of course at least partially the point for the people running the UMASS's of the world.
The fact that UMASS is antithetical to traditional American values is a given, but this further exhibits the pure gleeful and antagonistic nature of these moral degenerates. On cue, ESPN puts it on their CFB page because they're enthusiastic establishment social-activists for this kind of nonsense.
This all ends really badly for the people pushing this agenda. History will not be kind.
9 athletes and coaches come out publicly, supported by Clemson. ‘I’ve never experienced anything like this,’ says one.
from the link
"The fact that Clemson — located in rural South Carolina known to be more conservative — would take this inclusion step is huge.
While some people continue to harbor perceptions about the treatment of LGBTQ athletes and coaches in The South and other parts of the country deemed less-friendly to LGBTQ people, Clemson is a beacon of hope.
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen important steps from the Clemson Tigers. Five years ago, football coach Dabo Swinney was set to raise money for the anti-gay Palmetto Family Council; When he and the Tigers were made aware of the group’s true intentions, he withdrew. That was a loud statement by one of the most powerful men in college football."
because I do not want to make these Clemson athletes and coaches targets from the vitriol expressed in this thread. Hopefully, that does not happen but I am not confident based on some of these replies.
The point was to show that while UMass may be showing off by using it against Liberty, it is not something that is just shut away in the northeast or something.