Joe Burrow issues statement following George Floyd death

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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow talks to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 in Indianapolis. (Detroit Lions via AP)

(WVLA) – Former LSU quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner, Joe Burrow, released a statement via Twitter on Friday morning, following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.

Minutes later, Burrow’s tweet had thousands of re-tweets, including one from former Ohio State Buckeye and current New Orleans Saints Wide-Out, Michael Thomas.

Derek Chauvin, the police officer shown on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck, and sparked many to speak out on social media, has reportedly been arrested Friday afternoon.

Original Article By: Brian Holland

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