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Orlando area black high school football players react to protests, looting after George Floyd’s death

Several black Central Florida high school football players say they are angry, confused, discouraged, nervous and experiencing many more emotions as they have watched protests unfold across the country.

“It’s crazy, just plain nonsense,” Edgewater rising senior defensive lineman Kenneth Brown said Sunday, six days after black man George Floyd died while complaining he could not breath as he was being detained by a white Minneapolis police officer.

“It was crazy and it hurt because if it could happen to him, it could happen to anybody,” West Orange rising sophomore defensive back Jordan Castell said.

The death of Floyd has sparked protests across the country.