The conversation dates back to March 2019, when Fromm was an initial returnee to the University of Georgia, and was posted on Twitter on Thursday by a user of an unknown relationship with Fromm. In a text relating to weapons, Fromm said “just make them expensive so that only elite whites can get them.”
“I am extremely sorry that I decided to use the words ‘elite whites’ in a conversation with an SMS message,” wrote Fromm. there was no excuse. “
He added that his words did not reflect his position on racism.
“Now is more than ever a time for support and togetherness and I stand against racism 100%. I promise to commit to being part of the solution in this country,” Fromm said. “I addressed my teammates and coaches at today’s team meeting and I hope they see that this incident is not representative of the person I am. I am sorry again for my words and actions and humbly ask for forgiveness.”
CNN reached for the buffalo accounts. In a statement given at multiple outlets, the team confirmed that Fromm had apologized to his teammates and coaches.
“Earlier today, we became aware of comments posted in an interview with a text message that included Jake Fromm from 2019. He was wrong and admitted it to us. We disapprove of what he said. Jake was honest with us as well about “exchange,” the statement said. “We will continue to work with Jake on the responsibility of being Buffalo Bill on and off the field.”
Fromm was the bill in the fifth round of this year’s bill.