The Kansas State football players say they will not practice or meet, after an insensitive racial comment was made by a K-State student.
The Wildcats are asking Junior student Jaden McNeil to be dismissed. McNeil allegedly put up a post saying congratulations to George Floyd on being drug-free for an entire month.
Floyd is the black man, who was killed by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on Memorial Day, that sparked protests and riots through out our country. The players say we are demanding that Kansas State University put a policy in place that allows a student to be dismissed for displaying openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions toward a student or groups of students. We have resolved that we cannot play, practice or meet until these demands are heard and actions taken. The university president Richard Myers says the insensitive comments posted by one K-State student hurts our entire community. These divisive statements do not represent for the values of our university. We condemn racism and bigotry in all its forms.