Players’ calls include Trevor Lawrence of Clemson to get on with the football season


Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is one of several high-profile college football players posting on social media who want to play this season.

Lawrence Tweeted On Sunday: “Let’s get together to create a situation where we can play the game we all like. Not divisions and arguments. There’s a way forward.”

Lawrence posted a separate tweet with the hashtag #WeWantToPlay. North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell posted the same hashtag tweet.

Another long Lawrence tweeted Read in part: “People are more, if not more at risk, if we don’t play. Players will all be sent home to their own communities where social disturbances are highly unlikely and medical care and spending will be kept. If they were to contract covid19. ”

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields echoed Lawrence’s sentiments on Sunday. Fields, who likes Lawrence, will project as one of the top picks in the 2021 NFL Draft, even though he does not play one more bottom in college football, Tweeted: “A lot of work is done! #WeWantToPlay”

On Sunday night, Lawrence and Fields, along with several other athletes from the Power 5 conferences, tweeted a graphic with the conference logo stating that one goal was to “form a college football players’ union.”

ESPN reported that the Commissioners of Power 5 conferences held an emergency meeting on Sunday, as there was growing concern among college athletics officials that it would not be possible to play the upcoming football season and other fall sports due to the coronovirus epidemic.

On Saturday, Lawrence tweeted: “I don’t know about y’all, but we want to play.”

Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford posted a hashtag tweet Saturday that wrote #IWantToPlay, and Ohio State linebacker Tuff Borland, a team captain, posted a letter to the “college athletics community” on his Twitter feed.

“It has been said that college athletes are being ‘exploited’ not only in the alleged letter but also in the media,” Borland wrote. “We believe there are risks. But we all have chosen here and want a chance to play this fall. We know there is still a long way to go as plans change everyday. But we have a consistent Is the voice. Discussion. ”

Are parents of current Ohio State players Broadcast a letter on social media They say they trust the safety protocols the school has put in place and they want their student-athletes to play in this session.

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