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Jamie Kuntz, Gay College Football Player, Denied Palomar College Tryout

01/29/2013 01:05 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

In September 2012, Jamie Kuntz was kicked off his college football team within 24 hours of his coach learning he was gay. Since then, the All-Conference linebacker has not been able to find another team to play for.

But last week, Kuntz said he accepted an offer to try out for the Palomar College Comets in San Marcos, Calif. However, the school rescinded the offer within days of learning about Kuntz’s sexual identity and the events leading to his dismissal from the North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS).

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