Derek Carr Gets Ripped On Twitter For Praising Child Collecting Recyclables To Pay For College

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, right, celebrates after throwing a 20-yard touchdown pass to Mychal Rivera against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

All professional athletes know most things he or she say on social media, especially Twitter are going to have some backlash. Derek Carr wasn’t expecting this to be one of them.

The Raiders QB, who’s spending his offseason rehabbing from a broken leg, sent out this tweet praising a child for earning money to pay for college (when the time comes) by collecting recyclables.

The tweet prompted quite a few people who took offense…


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