B1G football coaches have released statements speaking out against police brutality and racial inequality in the days since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Floyd died after a white police officer in Minneapolis held his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. Outrage has been seen across the country and protests and demonstrations have been held across the country.

Over the last several days, coaches in the B1G have released statements regarding Floyd’s death, and urging the country that it’s time for change. Below are the statements that have been released by several coaches from across the conference over the past week:

Jeff Brohm, Purdue

James Franklin, Penn State

Ryan Day, Ohio State

Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern

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Mel Tucker, Michigan State

P.J. Fleck, Minnesota

Mike Locksley, Maryland

Tom Allen, Indiana

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan

On the Rich Eisen Show

“Today I’ll tell you what, I’m really very upset about the George Floyd death,That’s got me preoccupied today. Horrendous. I’m just watching right now and looking forward to there being an investigation and waiting for charges. That’s completely outrageous.”

On Colin Kaepernick’s protest in the NFL

“There was a graphic I saw that too — this is why he knelt. If  you didn’t know then, you know now. That spoke volumes I thought.”

Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

Paul Chryst, Wisconsin

Greg Schiano, Rutgers

Scott Frost, Nebraska