Kansas State football players plan boycott over students George Floyd tweet – Fox News

Kansas State football gamers said Saturday they intended on boycotting group activities till school authorities create a policy that would permit a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.”A tweet from trainee Jaden McNeil recently that stated, “Congratulations to George Floyd on being drug free for a whole month!” prompted the choice for gamers to boycott.OREGON-OREGON STATE RIVALRY WILL NO LONGER BE REFERRED TO AS CIVIL WAR”We are requiring that Kansas State University put a policy in location that allows a trainee to be dismissed for showing openly racist, threatening, or disrespectful actions towards a trainee or groups of trainees,” the gamers said in a letter. “We have actually solved that we can not play, practice, or meet till these demands are heard and actions taken. We like Kansas State, however we need to stand together and protect all students moving on.”The gamers likewise revealed their viewpoint in tweets.NICK SABAN, ALABAMA PLAYERS DELIVER POWERFUL BLACK LIVES MATTER MESSAGE: WE CANT BE SILENTOn Thursday, McNeil published his remarks about Floyd, the Minneapolis man who passed away in cops custody May 25 after an officer kneeled on his neck for more than 8 minutes in a minute captured on cellular phone video.He describes himself as the founder of a conservative group called America First Students, which Kansas State says is not currently signed up on campus since of a lack of members.McNeil wrote on Twitter that he was “required” to erase the initial Floyd tweet. He likewise went on the defense, stating those who have actually threatened and attempted to doxx him “have yet to be condemned.”CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COMKansas State University authorities have stated they are exploring their options for action after McNeils tweet. School president Richard Myers said Friday that “divisive statements do not represent for the values of our university.”The Associated Press added to this report.