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Memphis Football to Wear Black Lives Matter Sticker on Helmet This Season

The University of Memphis football team will continue to support those protesting against systemic racism and police brutality across the country by wearing a "Black Lives Matter" decal on its helmet this season.

Tigers head coach Ryan Silverfield announced the decision in a tweet that showed the placement of the stickers on the back of player helmets.

Ryan Silverfield

This season, for every game, our student-athletes’ helmets will have a BLM sticker. #ALLINagainstRACIALINJUSTICE

Silverfield said students will wear the decals for every game, adding this hashtag #ALLINagainstRACIALINJUSTICE.