Troy Aikman Clarifies Military Flyover Comments: ‘I Am An Unwavering Patriot’
During their commentary on Monday night, Fox Sports commentators Joe Buck and Troy Aikman were caught on a hot mic lamenting the military flyover before the game which was held in an empty stadium.
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After the Twitter firestorm that follows literally everything that happens these days, Aikman took to his Twitter account and clarified what he meant. “I love a flyover but It was odd to see one over a mostly empty stadium,” he wrote, “but I am an unwavering patriot that loves this country, has always respected our flag, supported the men and women in the armed forces as well as those in uniform who serve & protect and for anyone to suggest otherwise doesn’t know me, my beliefs or what I have stood for my entire life.”
It was estimated that a flyover like that costs taxpayers over $100,000.