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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck wouldn't mind it in the least if he had a gay teammate.
“I hope if someone’s thinking about [coming out], that if they do come out as gay and it makes them happy and it makes their life easier, then I think they should do it,” Luck told CNN, via theindychannel.com. “My first reaction is really good for him. . . ."
“It’s the 21st century, and I know I would have absolutely no problem with it. I hope no one would treat him any differently than any straight player, no special treatment — he’s just another guy.
Per rtv6: ' NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL.com he thinks the league would be accepting of gay players. Luck has similar expectations. "When it does come, if it does come, I'd be disappointed if there was a negative reaction," Luck said. Indy Pride is celebrating its 25th anniversary and kicked off a week-long celebration downtown Friday night. Board member Stephanie Swanson also reacted to Luck's support. "So to have someone come forth like that and show their support, I commend him for that," Swanson said. '
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck would not have a problem with an openly gay teammate.
“I hope if someone’s thinking about (coming out), that if they do come out as gay and it makes them happy and it makes their life easier, then I think they should do it,” Luck, 23, told CNN. “My first reaction is really good for him.”
Luck hopes that if...
Star Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck said he would have "absolutely no problem" with having an openly gay teammate.
In a CNN report (see video below), Luck said he is hopeful a gay NFL player would feel comfortable enough to come out.
"I hope if someone's thinking about (coming out), that if they do come out as gay and it makes them happy and it makes...
Andrew Luck went from first round pick to the NFL playoffs in his rookie campaign with the Indianapolis Colts. On Wednesday the 23-year-old was deemed a “natural leader” by Matt Hasselbeck.
“I knew he was a great player,” Hasselbeck said, via The Indianapolis Star. “But I really didn’t know what kind of leader he was in the locker room. It just comes real natural to...
It seems that every pro athlete is being asked how they would feel about having a gay teammate. And the majority of them have answered that they would fine with it. Count Andrew Luck among the majority.
The 2012 No. 1 overall pick was asked about the issue recently by CNN. Luck said that a person should do whatever makes them happy.
“I hope if someone’s thinking about [coming...
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck says he would be accepting of a gay teammate (Credit: AP Photo)
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