"I think I would have [kneeled]", he said.
"When my father, who's 81, can look at me and tell me that he's not offended by it because he understands, then how could I who didn't do that service be offended?"
The college of the Ozarks has previously clamped down on the protests against racism by saying Ozark teams would be forced to walk away if any opponent took a knee during the national anthem.
A recent Morning Consult poll found that Nike's favorability plummeted across all consumer groups after the debut of the new "Just Do It" ads featuring Kaepernick.
"I know there are a lot of people, in general, who are very upset", Morris said on Monday during an interview with AL.com.
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Nike is a business, and their decision to make Colin Kaepernick the star of their new ad campaign wasn't just a political move, it was a business move.
The president has criticized players for their demonstrations protesting social injustice during the national anthem, and the league for not requiring players to be on the sideline at attention when "The Star-Spangled Banner" is played.
After first joking that if he were still playing football today, he'd be "old as dirt", Strahan replied, "You know, I don't know".
"Although Nike has produced a great deal of merchandise in his name, his own personal website was selling jerseys that read "#IMWITHKAP". I would've had a conversation with my father. "We also believe that those who know what sacrifice is all about are more likely to be wearing a military uniform than an athletic uniform". "Football - there seems to be a fracture there between players and ownership - and they need to get that together in order to get the message out there in the right way, rather than have the message become hijacked and turn into something that it was never meant to be". Kaepernick was joined by several other players in subsequent games.