Rep. Palazzo: MS NFL player ‘hero’ for standing during national anthem

“Yesterday the Pittsburgh Steelers all decided not to come out of the locker room for the National Anthem, except for one player,” Palazzo wrote. “His name is Alejandro Villanueva and he was born in Meridian, Mississippi at the Naval Air Station. He played for the Army West Point Black Knights football team. He was a Captain in the United States Army. He served three tours of duty in Afghanistan.”