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Buffalo Bills quarterback Jake Fromm apologizes for using 'elite white people' in text conversation

In his tweet, Fromm says he's sorry he chose to use the words 'elite white people' and that there was no excuse for choosing those words.
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Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) passes in the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Baylor in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Recently drafted Buffalo Bills quarterback Jake Fromm took to Twitter to apologize for using the words "elite white people" in a text message conversation. 

NBC Sports reports that the texts, which were dated March 16, 2019, say Fromm said he thinks "guns are good" and then added, "Just make them very expensive so only elite white people can get them haha."

In his tweet, Fromm says he's sorry he chose to use the words 'elite white people' and that there was no excuse for choosing those words.

WXIA, our Tegna-sister station reached out to Fromm's reps to comment and were hung up on. 

The Bills drafted the Georgia quarterback in the fifth round.  

On Thursday afternoon, Bills Assistant Head Coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that Fromm apologized to the team. 

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