Transcript for Urgent Search Continues for Missing Ohio St. Football Player
And afternoon I'm Dan Harris at ABC news headquarters in New York where this digital special report. Millions of people are tuned into AB CTV at this hour to watch one of the most anticipated matchups in college football though all the Ohio State Buckeyes. Verses the Michigan Wolverines but there is a story behind this game also unfolding at this hour. Police in Columbus, Ohio stepping up their search. For that missing Ohio State football player. Costas carriage or mysterious disappeared mysteriously disappeared three days ago. And family is getting increasingly worried about his physical safety after he suffered multiple concussions. Care George's disappearance came just days before today's big game. Against the school's archrival is that gridiron battle that friends say carried Georgia was looking forward to. Tuesday afternoon when I talk to his. He was excited about the game and how fun it is to be in Michigan which he's a competitor and he's always looking to make someone happy someone proud. Today. Guys. Wolverines game is the most anticipated of the season and during today's game this team even posted Perry Georgia missing persons. Flyer up on the book Jumbotron as you see right there meantime that it gets. How police in Columbus are treating this investigation. As a missing persons case and ABC's Michelle Franzen has the latest. According to the Associated Press the 22 year old defensive lineman set a text of his mother the morning he went missing telling her he was sorry if he was an embarrassment but concussions had messed his head up. Kerry George was last seen at 2 AM Wednesday. After reportedly telling his roommates he needed a walk to clearest head following a fight with his girlfriend family members tracking his phone to an area three miles from his home. We're gonna continue to have detectives go boots on the ground. Following up on the leads or just keep looking until we find their family members of the Ohio State senior say they are worried about his mental state his sister Cynthia telling the Columbus Dispatch we're very concerned that he's not himself and that he may be doesn't know what's going gone if you see this figure out there. Please come back and then we'll welcome you to open our. The university is refusing to comment on Kerry Georgia's health. Sane in the statement to ABC news we are not able to discuss her comment about medical care regarding our student athletes are just because. Then we please and your thoughts and prayers. As ABC's Michelle Franzen reporting Michelle thank you ABC news is monitoring these developments around the clock. To get updates on these stories star them on the ABC news phone apps. And you can look for complete wrap up tomorrow morning on Good Morning America I'm Dan Harris in New York thanks for watching and have a great day.
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