During the past year and a half the story of the encounter between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin has served as a lightning rod in the sports world.

Athletes have not shied away from making their voices heard, with many taking to social media to express their feelings.

After a jury on Saturday found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder of Martin, many sports figures shared their thoughts on Twitter. Here's a sampling:

Roddy White:


Brendon Ayanbadejo:


Shaquille O'Neal:


James Harrison:


Stephen Curry:



Jared Dudley:


Steve Johnson:





Jared Sullinger:


Dwyane Wade:


Marshawn Lynch:


Scott Fujita


Torrey Smith:



Josh Scobee:


TJ Lang


Chad Johnson


Bryan Petersen


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