Athletes set social media ablaze with comments about Trump's election

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Donald Trump won the electoral votes necessary to become the next president of the United States early Wednesday morning. The billionaire businessman bested Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a stunning upset after entering Election Day as the underdog.

While the stunning results set social media ablaze, many athletes and sports figures voiced their opinions.

Sports figures who support Donald Trump
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Sports figures who support Donald Trump
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left)
Retired basketball player Dennis Rodman
Retired baseball outfielder Johnny Damon (right)
Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz
Professional golfer John Daly (left)
Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito
New York Jets center Nick Mangold (right)
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling
MMA fighting legend Tito Ortiz
NASCAR drivers Brad Keselowski (far left), Chase Elliott (middle) and Matt Crafton (right)
Former NFL player Terrell Owens
Retired NFL player Herschel Walker (right)
Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan
Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson (right)
Former New England Patriots player Matt Light
Former football player, coach and television commentator Mike Ditka
Former New York Yankees player Paul O'Neill (right)
NFL player Shawne Merriman
UFC fighter and MMA commentator Chael Sonnen
Former NFL Quarterback Fran Tarkenton
UFC President Dana White
Former Notre Dame head coach and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz
Former professional wrestler/Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura (right)
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France
Professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (left)
Former Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight (left)
Former NBA player Latrell Sprewell
Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner

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