What Baltimore sports figures are saying in response to George Floyd’s death and nationwide protests

Since George Floyd died last week after being pinned by the neck to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer, protests against police brutality have been held nationwide, including in Baltimore.

Some demonstrations have been peaceful, but others turned violent, with police cars set on fire and property destroyed in cities such as Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta.


Here’s what Baltimore sports figures have said on social media in response to the nationwide unrest:

Ravens Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis:


Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson:

Ravens safety Earl Thomas III:

Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III:

Ravens guard D.J. Fluker:

Ravens outside linebacker John Daka:

Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III:

Ravens defensive lineman Jihad Ward:

Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell:

Ravens cornerback Tavon Young:

Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey:

Ravens outside linebacker Matthew Judon:

Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead IV:


Ravens safety DeShon Elliott:

Former Ravens and Maryland wide receiver Torrey Smith:

Ravens wide receiver Miles Boykin:

Former Ravens linebacker and current Ravens coach Zachary Orr:

Ravens linebacker Otaro Alaka:

Former Ravens safety Tony Jefferson:

Orioles pitcher Asher Wojciechowski:

Orioles outfielder Dwight Smith Jr.:

Former Orioles and current Orix Buffaloes outfielder Adam Jones:

Maryland football team:

Maryland football coach Mike Locksley:

Maryland athletic director Damon Evans:

Maryland freshman wide receiver and five-star prospect Rakim Jarrett:

Maryland senior quarterback Josh Jackson:

Former Maryland and current Chicago Bears linebacker Josh Woods:

Maryland junior tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo:

Former Maryland and current Detroit Lions running back Ty Johnson:

Former Maryland offensive lineman Ellis McKennie:

Former Maryland tight end Derrick Hayward:

Former Maryland and current Carolina Panthers linebacker Jermaine Carter Jr.:

Former Maryland and Ravens cornerback and current ESPN analyst Domonique Foxworth:

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon:

Maryland basketball senior forward and Mount Saint Joseph graduate Darryl Morsell:

Former Maryland and current Atlanta Hawks forward Bruno Fernando:

Former Maryland basketball star and current George Mason assistant coach Duane Simpkins:

Former Maryland and NBA player and lawyer Len Elmore:

Former Maryland and current Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman:

Maryland women’s basketball coach Brenda Frese:

Former Maryland and current Connecticut Sun guard Kaila Charles:

Former Maryland and current Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud, who wrote an essay for The Players’ Tribune:

St. Frances basketball star and incoming Maryland freshman Angel Reese:

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