K-State players call for boycott

Kansas State football players have said they will not play games this season unless a student who posted an insensitive tweet regarding George Floyd on Friday is removed from the university.



June 29, 2020 - 9:20 AM

Photo by Tammy Ljungblad/Kansas City Star/TNS

Kansas State football players have taken a strong, unified stand against racism.

Seemingly every member of the Wildcats’ active roster shared a letter on social media Saturday that states they will not “play, practice or meet” until K-State administrators create a policy that will allow a student to be expelled for displaying “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions” toward any of their fellow students.

The letter came a day after several student-athletes at K-State threatened to boycott all team activities unless the university took action against a student that posted an insensitive tweet about George Floyd.

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