Did Kiss Get Gay Football Player Kicked Off Team?
Jamie Kuntz, who is gay, says he was kicked off of the football team of North Dakota State College of Sciences, for being seen kissing his boyfriend, the Associated Press reported. The kiss took place at a football game where Kuntz could not play because of a concussion, so he was in the press box at a game, filming the competition. His boyfriend was with him and at one point they kissed. The coach of the team asked Kuntz about the kiss and he initially said that his boyfriend (who is older) was his grandfather. He later told the coach the truth, and was subsequently kicked off the team. The coach says he violated team rules by lying to a coach, but Kuntz said that the real reason was that he was seen kissing a man. College officials are investigating whether this was the first time someone was kicked off the team for lying.