Georgia university drops Nike over Kaepernick ad

School principal faces backlash after condemning Nike Kaepernick campaign on private Facebook page

Caner is referring to Nike's ad with Kaepernick, the originator of the national anthem protests in the NFL, which reads "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything".

Among people ages 18 to 34, 44% supported Nike's decision to use Kaepernick, while 32% opposed it, according to an SSRS Omnibus poll provided exclusively to CNN.

Tell us again, Nike, what exactly this man sacrificed.

Despite having a father who served in the United States Armed Forces, the former NFL star and "Good Morning America" co-host is in support of Colin Kaepernick and every NFL player who kneels during the singing of the National Anthem before games. Kaepernick said the proceeds would go to the Know Your Rights Camp, a campaign he founded to raise youth awareness about self-empowerment and interacting with law enforcement.

Kaepernick starred in an ad campaign that debuted during the first National Football League game of the season last week. "But many voters who agree with the right to protest, disagree with the actual protests".

According to data from Edison Trends, online sales of Nike products jumped 31 percent between the Sunday before and the Tuesday after Labor Day, almost double last year's 17 percent increase over the same time period.

But the boycott proved fleeting and had no impact on half of Americans' views about the company, the poll found.

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According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Nike does not have any plans to release a Colin Kaepernick signature shoe, or an extensive clothing line, as some rumors have suggested.

While the campaign featuring Kaepernick angered many conservatives, some market analysts called it "a stroke of genius".

Last week, Nike unveiled the former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers as the face of the company's ad celebrating the the 30th anniversary of its "Just do it" campaign.

Republicans oppose by 60-39 percent.

The poll, which was conducted among 1,038 voters between September 6-9, comes amid renewed controversy over the protests.

The Rasmussen poll was taken of 1,000 American adults with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 points. They were reached by landline or cellphone by a live interviewer.

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