After the highly-touted game on Saturday night, fans rushed the field in celebration once the Notre Dame Fighting Irish secured the victory. The action immediately sparked controversy over coronavirus guidelines that universities across the United States are so desperately trying to follow. However, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Chase Claypool has different thoughts.
Claypool is showing his support for the Fighting Irish, weighing in on the celebration antics. Former Big 10 and NFL player Myles Nash tweet of “Notre Dame gonna have to forfeit next week whole team gonna test positive,” is what prompted Claypool’s response.
As a matter of fact, Claypool simply responds with, “Worth it.”
Claypool isn’t the only one sharing his feelings on Twitter about the post-game celebrations. Others are calling out the football fans for their actions.
This is Notre Dame’s first win over a top-ranked team since 1993, according to Sports Illustrated.
Twitter Sounds Off in Response to Chase Claypool Tweet
Twitter users once again show up and are telling Chase Claypool how they feel about his ill-timed tweet.
You’re a professional athlete now @ChaseClaypool you can’t be putting yourself out there being this unprofessional while still a rookie. It ends careers, fast.— Glenn (@WaveRider671) November 8, 2020
Yikes this is a horrible take— Caleb Ansell (@LawyerMorty94) November 8, 2020
Furthermore, some are offering warnings regarding the publishing of this tweet.
You may want to delete that— Chris Dokish (@ChrisDokish) November 8, 2020
Claypool’s Road to the NFL
Chase Claypool’s path to football started at an early age, like most. As a matter of fact, this Canadian-born football player set many receiving records during his time in secondary school.
The 22-year old received several recruitment offers. but decided to commit to the Univesity of Notre Dame for his college career. Furthermore, Claypool was a notable athlete during his time with the Fighting Irish. As a senior, he was promoted as the number one receiver for the team.
Claypool was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round, 49th overall, in the 2020 NFL Draft.