Transcript for Texas high schoolers thrown off team for protest
Center Ingram Louis and Larry become we noon include star players on the sharks private football team. Am I sit on it now told their career as a shark football player. Is over. Used to make clear now list I don't hear. I have nothing yes so young man I'll level. Their coach Ronnie ring Beauchamp says his love for his country forced them to make a choice at yesterday's football game total. The day of practice Thursday if you do that your prayers sharks over yesterday to two athletes took a knee during a National Anthem. They say it is a show of protest to social and racial injustice like some NFL players are now doing. Coach Mitchum a veteran took offense. As a veteran I have a strong you know view. Of what I feel is disrespectful so he took immediate action is hinted after uniform right now can end. He and you CJ. Script down and I uniform pants the pants and on different and ruin the teens are said that they were humiliated it's now created a firestorm the incident received. National attention today it needs to be if they feel strongly about that lets them they should be addressed. But my whole point was you know there's a proper time not told thing is there's a proper time to do something in a proper way. Said cook's mother says her son and nephew shouldn't be told what time they can and can't protest. He has like a slave master mentality you know if you order. Go back to that win. You know they wanted to tell is this is what you gonna do and this is how you do it. And if we didn't comply they were were beating rules or even possibly field tonight reaction from the community. Divided I don't like this and thinking about and they don't event that we may. All legal what they believe it's it's a fence due to the flag. I really good to Beauchamp says it's his team and he has the right to make his own rules.
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