One prominent member of the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl championship team was missing when the squad arrived at the White House to visit President Obama.
Delisa Lynch also mentioned that there recently was a death in the family, but she thought her son was going to go to the White House.
“No particular reason was given to me,’” she said. “He just said he didn’t want to go.”
Lynch missed a presidential shout-out, too. “I am sorry that Marshawn’s not here because I just want to say how much I admire his approach to the press,” Obama said to plenty of laughs. “I wanted to get some tips from him. It’s about the action.”
Delisa Lynch said she thought her son had watched the ceremony. “I texted him and told him that Obama gave him some mad props and he texted back ‘laughing out loud.’”