Two high school football players were suspended after carrying Thin Blue Line and Thin Red Line flags onto the field to honor first responders who died on 9/11, after being told they were forbidden to do so.
Brady Williams and Jarad Bentley, students at Little Miami High School in Ohio, were suspended from the team Monday, after the pre-game incident on Friday, September 11.
The two students had asked permission to display the flags before the game, and were warned not to do so. But they displayed the flags anyway.
School superintendent Gregory Power said he had concerns that some see the flags as symbols of a political point of view.
In an interview with WKRC-TV, Williams denied that the flags were meant as a political statement, saying: 'Not at all. I was just doing it to honor the people that lost their lives 19 years ago.'
The boys were later reinstated to the …