OU, OSU Football Coaches Respond To George Floyd Inspired Protests In Oklahoma


Sunday, May 31st 2020, 12:18 pm
By: News 9, News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY -

OU and OSU head football coaches Lincoln Riley and Mike Gundy have issued statements on the incident involving George Floyd and former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin.

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Both coaches took to Twitter to comment on how this issue has effected them and promised to help facilitate change.

Riley said in part that:

"We have a long ways to go as a society- I am committed to being part of that change."

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Gundy echoed that sentiment adding:

"I hope we replace rage with respect and all come together."

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