High school football players across the US followed San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick\u0026#039;s lead and declined to stand for the national anthem Friday night and Saturday afternoon.It appears that Kaepernick has started a movement with his silent protest during the national anthem during a pre-season game on August 26. Kaepernick said his \u0022taking a knee\u0022 was to protest racial oppression and police brutality in the United States.\u0026nbsp;Woodrow Wilson players and coaches take a knee during national anthem pic.twitter.com/jqkWNW4neU— Philip Anastasia (@PhilAnastasia) September 10, 2016\u0026nbsp;Young men from Auburn High School in Rockford, Illinois take a knee for injustice in America. pic.twitter.com/MZfKYOwjqz— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 10, 2016\u0026nbsp;Several members of Norfolk high school football team take knee during anthem #Virginia pic.twitter.com/oTZkQd3P0R— Mona Kosar Abdi (@MonaAbdi13) September 10, 2016\u0026nbsp;Following Colin Kaepernick\u0026#039;s lead a Waggener player takes a knee during the national anthem @WHAS11 @WHAS11Sports pic.twitter.com/y7QI32v3qo— Holden Kurwicki (@WHAS11Holden) September 9, 2016\u0026nbsp;Maury players take a stand by taking a knee during national anthem https://t.co/nPBnn8wpQg— slipperybananapeel (@YoUng_GFX) September 10, 2016\u0026nbsp;High School Football Players take a knee during the #NationalAnthemRespect #FirstAmendmentRights@Kaepernick7 #NFL pic.twitter.com/XdYD6nqDSr— Etan Thomas (@etanthomas36) September 10, 201611 \u0026amp; 12 y/o Beaumont Bulls football team in TX asked their coaches if they could kneel. All 22 players joined in. pic.twitter.com/PoBiCvPnRE— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 10, 2016\nYoung brothers in Minneapolis took a knee for injustice last night during the National Anthem. pic.twitter.com/CMMsxMSVEB— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 10, 2016\n2 students (1 white and 1 black) in Nebraska took a knee for injustice tonight.Full Story: https://t.co/BcQgBiP0Js pic.twitter.com/pxcE6gWLSy— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 10, 2016\n\n\nMeanwhile,\u0026nbsp; Alabama\u0026#039;s Birmingham News reports:The announcer of the Friday\u0026nbsp;night football game at McKenzie High School in Alabama\u0026#039;s Butler County had something to say to those who may choose not to stand for the national anthem.\u0022If you don\u0026#039;t want to stand for the national anthem, you can line up over there by the fence and let our military personnel take a few shots at you since they\u0026#039;re taking shots for you,\u0022 the announcer said at the game versus Houston County High School, according to Facebook poster Denise Crowley-Whitfield.Crowley-Whitfield said the crowd went \u0022crazy cheering\u0022 following the speech.The announcer was identified as\u0026nbsp;Pastor Allen Joyner, of Sweet Home Baptist Church in McKenzie, according to Joyner\u0026#039;s relatives and friends, who also posted to\u0026nbsp;Facebook and praised the statement.\u0026nbsp;Crowley-Whitfield\u0026#039;s\u0026nbsp;post was\u0026nbsp;shared\u0026nbsp;more than 4,700 times and received more than 50 comments, all positive, before she deleted her Facebook account on Saturday afternoon.