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Local Utah sports figures express thoughts on nationwide protests and unrest

Mark Harlan, the new athletic director at the University of Utah, poses in front of portraits of former athletic director Isaac Armstrong, left, former head basketball coach Vadal Peterson and former athletic director James Jack at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Harlan was but one of many local sports figures to comment on social media after the death of George Floyd and ensuing protests.
Mark Harlan, the new athletic director at the University of Utah, poses in front of portraits of former athletic director Isaac Armstrong, left, former head basketball coach Vadal Peterson and former athletic director James Jack at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Harlan was but one of many local sports figures to comment on social media after the death of George Floyd and ensuing protests.
James Wooldridge

After a weekend of protests and unrest across the country, including in Salt Lake City, local Utah sports figures — athletics directors, coaches and athletes alike — took to social media to express their thoughts.

University of Utah

Athletic director Mark Harlan

Women’s basketball coach Lynne Roberts

Wide receivers coach Guy Holliday

Former football player Zack Moss

Former basketball player Kyle Kuzma

Former football player Isaac Asiata

Former football player Moe Lee

Brigham Young University

Athletic director Tom Holmoe

Former basketball player Brandon Davies

Former football player Derwin L. Gray

Former football player Tim McTyer

Former football player Robertson Daniel