Tennessee QB spends day with viral bullying victim Keaton Jones

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Tennessee freshman quarterback Jarrett Guarantano is the latest prominent athlete to reach out to local Knoxville bullying victim Keaton Jones.

Keaton has received widespread support since a video of him describing the bullying he endured at school went viral:

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Guarantano tweeted a picture of himself with Keaton on Sunday, calling Keaton his “new best bud,” and saying he had “changed my life forever”:

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Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker reached out to Keaton on Saturday to invite him to a Titans game. Walker said he hoped to raise awareness for bullying.

Guarantano’s Volunteer teammate, wide receiver Tyler Byrd, tweeted that he planned to go to visit Keaton’s middle school on Tuesday:

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ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit also lent his support to Keaton, and invited him on the “College GameDay” set anytime next year:

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Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald tweeted an invitation to Keaton to hang out with the Bulldogs team.

Keaton’s video has raised tremendous awareness for the bullying that he and thousands of other kids endure everyday. The support from the sports world and other celebrities continues to roll in.

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