Titans TE Delanie Walker joins Vols players in reaching out to bullied Tennessee boy

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<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/players/7924/" data-ylk="slk:Delanie Walker">Delanie Walker</a> offered his support and Titans tickets to a bullied Tennessee boy. (AP)
Delanie Walker offered his support and Titans tickets to a bullied Tennessee boy. (AP)

Video of bullied Tennessee boy Keaton Jones, whose emotional plea to his mother went viral, has caught the attention of some prominent area athletes, including Titans tight end Delanie Walker.

Walker reached out to Jones and his mother on Twitter Saturday with words of encouragement from Buddah and an offer of tickets to a Titans game. Walker said that he hoped to raise awareness to bullying in schools.

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Vols wide receiver Tyler Byrd also joined the #stopbullying campaign and made a promise to visit Keaton’s school next week in an effort to raise awareness.


The video below, in which Jones describes to his mother what happened to him at school asks “why do they bully, what’s the point of it?” garnered more than 11 million views and 92,000 comments when it was shared on Facebook.


 

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