Mike Gundy of the Oklahoma State apologised for the “pain and discomfort” caused


The coach of Oklahoma State, Mike Gundy, apologized Tuesday for the “pain and discomfort” that it has caused to its players and to others because of a T-shirt he was wearing and promised positive changes for its football program.The apology came a day after the bearer of balloon, star Chuba Hubbard spoke to social media to call Gundy to wear a T-shirt OAN (One America News). A photo showing Gundy wearing the shirt appeared on social networks.

Later Monday, Gundy and Hubbard appeared together in a video message, which has aroused a lot of criticism. On Tuesday, Hubbard was published two times more information on the need to hold Gundy accountable, and to pressure for change.

In the video of Tuesday afternoon, Gundy said he met with his players, which explained why the T-shirt that the affected. One America News is an information network of the extreme right often cited by president Donald Trump. The network, which has a fraction of the audience of Fox News, has attempted to position itself as a place for a public pro-Trump who think that other media conservatives have become too common in their stories. He has recently criticized the movement Black Lives Matter.

“I had an excellent meeting with our team today. Our players have expressed their feelings as individuals and as members of the team, ” said Gundy. “They have helped me to see through their eyes how the T-shirt has affected their heart. Once I learned what the network had for Black Lives Matter, I was disgusted and I knew that it was completely unacceptable to me.

“I want to apologize to all the members of our team, former players and their families for the pain and discomfort that has been caused in the course of the last two days. Black Lives Matters to me. Our players count for me. These meetings with our team have been revealing and will lead to positive changes for the football of the State of Oklahoma. I sincerely hope that the family of the State of Oklahoma from near and far will accept my humble apologies as we go forward. ”

Earlier on Tuesday, Hubbard wrote on Twitter: “I’ve never been wrong to say what I said. I am a man, and I realized that I would have had to go and see him face-to-face rather than on Twitter. This is my opinion. But I had to hold him responsible anyway . I am glad that things are placed as they were because things are changing as we speak!

“I’m a young black man who wants change. I want a change that will bring a better experience to you, my brothers and sisters, blacks in the State of Oklahoma. It’s as simple as that. Over the next few months, I am left in the State of Oklahoma, I will work EVERY DAY to make changes to this organization and to the world. I will be supported by my teammates as well as people within the organization. To all the world, and trust me when I say that good will result from it. ”

Hubbard, a junior in the red shirt of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, has rushed for 2, 094 yards last season and was a player of the team first american and the offensive player of the year of the Big 12.


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