College Football Player Apologizes For Racist Anti-Obama Tweet SHARE: Tweet Bradley Patterson learned the hard way: Internet Justice is swift. The walk-on long snapper at Division II University of North Alabama didn’t like seeing President Obama talking about the Newtown school shooting on his NBC dial instead of the highly anticipated New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers game, so he fired off this unapologetically racist tweet: Follow Us Someone alerted University of North Alabama athletic director Mark Linder of Patterson’s missive, and UNA officials acted quickly. Thx 2 everyone who brought the inappropriate tweet to our attention. @unaathletics does not condone. He is no longer a member of the team. — Mark Linder (@UNAAthletics) December 17, 2012 Patterson then apologized to his team, to his school, to Obama. He shared a message to his former teammates – a group of men he once fought so hard to be a part of. “I just want to tell them I’m sorry for everything that went on. I really ain’t like that. I ain’t racist. I wasn’t thinking last night when I put it on there, but I’m sorry to all the guys. I let them down and just don’t give up on me,” Patterson said. He also wants to apologize to President Obama. “I want to apologize to President Obama for my outbreak last night. What I said was uncalled for, but I didn’t even stop to think what he was saying before it was sent. If I could go back right now, I would change it. I wouldn’t hesitate to do so,” he said. It’s nice to see what looked like a sincere apology. Learning! MORE ON NEWTOWN: • Obama Holds Granddaughter of Fallen Sandy Hook Principal • Obama’s Moral Compass Address: After Newtown, ‘We Must Change’ • Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Sandy Hook Funerals? • Watch SNL’s Classy Children’s Choir ‘Silent Night’ Cold Open • Paper Apologizes For Gun Ad Appearing Next to Newtown Story • Mass Shooting at CT Elementary School, 20 Children Among 27 Killed • This Newtown Vigil Grief-Relief Group Hug Means All Too Much • C.J. Cregg Has a Message For the ‘Arm Every Teacher!’ Crowd • Watch Pres. Obama’s Emotional Statement on Newtown Tragedy • Mike Huckabee Blames Newtown Tragedy on Lack of God in Schools Follow Us MOST RECENT BY HVsports:The Booty Lounge, Detroit's Mobile Strip Club, Came Back to Lions' TailgatesHe Lost 8 Relatives In Typhoon Haiyan. Then He Won His First Golf Tourney in 3 Years.Sponsored: The Aliens Are Coming...to Play Soccer?