San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland told Outside the Lines on Monday night that he is retiring from football at the age of 24. Many athletes reacted to the news on Twitter.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland told Outside the Lines on Monday night that he is retiring from football at the age of 24. Many NFL players and other athletes reacted to the news on Twitter.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson:
Got to respect Borland for clearly putting thought into his decision. If you're not 100% committed to this game, better to walk away.— Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz) March 17, 2015
It was a honor playing with Chris Borland at UW, I wish him nothing but the best!— Kevin Zeitler (@kzeit70) March 17, 2015
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall:
They on me bout my tweet lol.. I know about the serious head issues.. 😑.. The ppl in the trenches have to worry about that the most— Brandon Marshall (@BMarshh54) March 17, 2015
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner:
No offense to anyone but I'm playing until I can't anymore. I love this game to much.— Bobby Wagner (@Bwagz54) March 17, 2015
Wisconsin guard Josh Gasser:
Chris Borland. One of the best football players I had the privilege to watch and to come out of Wisco. Gotta respect that decision— Josh Gasser (@JPGasser21) March 17, 2015