Following contemplating tough and consulting with friends and household, Richardson mentioned he will no for a longer period use his nickname and quit utilizing a brand that includes a scope reticle as portion of his branding.
“My reps and I are currently doing work on rebranding, together with producing a new brand and transitioning to utilizing merely ‘AR’ and my identify, Anthony Richardson,” he extra.
Richardson, who split time with Emory Jones as a redshirt freshman final time, threw for 529 yards, six touchdowns and 5 interceptions in 7 games. As Jones transferred to Arizona State earlier this 12 months, Richardson is envisioned to be Florida’s starting off quarterback this period.
Rick Hurtado, director of soccer communications for the Florida Gators, was arrived at for remark by CNN, citing Richardson’s assertion.
AR style weapons have been utilised in some of the nation’s worst shootings, such as Uvalde, Tulsa, El Paso, Parkland, San Bernardino and Newtown.