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Bengals react to Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

As the world learned that Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder, many people had opinions on the matter. That includes some of the Cincinnati Bengals' star players.

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The Aaron Hernandez murder trial was more than a football story. As ESPN commentators pointed out many times in the two hours following Hernandez's guilty verdict, the word football only came up about three times on the network during that span. But, the story hits home for many players who knew and played with Hernandez during his college and NFL career.

Here are some of the reactions that Bengals players took to social media to share following the news that Hernandez would spend the rest of his life in prison.

Carlos Dunlap, Hernandez's college teammate shared this emoji, described as "person bowing deeply":