By JAMES MORAN
Tiger Rag Associate Editor
In light of Sunday’s tragic attack on police officers in Baton Rouge, LSU coach Les Miles cancelled his scheduled Monday participation in ESPN’s “Car Wash,” the school announced Sunday afternoon.
The school also released an official statement from Miles on the shooting. He was set to be interviewed in 25 separate sets or rooms at ESPN’s facilities, starting at 7:05 a.m. and ending at 1:45 p.m.
“My heart hurts for Baton Rouge and what’s happened in our community over the past couple of weeks. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those officers who lost their lives or were injured today in what was a senseless act. I continue to pray for peace, compassion and civility as our city mourns during this extremely sad time for Baton Rouge.”
The LSU coach addressed the shooting death of Alton Sterling and subsequent protests in Baton Rouge during his appearance at SEC Media Days on Thursday morning.
LSU players again took to twitter to react to the latest tragedy in Baton Rouge. Here’s a few:
Pray harder everyday…. Our kids have to grow up in this generation ?
— 7⃣ Leonard Fournette (@_fournette) July 17, 2016
Always remember God made us all.. My Prayers are with the family of the fallen police of Baton Rouge
— Malachi Dupre (@MalachiDupre) July 17, 2016
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