Behind Watson's Nike Uniform Donation


Article excerpt from The Undefeated (Full Article

Ahead of the Houston Texans’ Thanksgiving Day road game against the Detroit Lions, quarterback Deshaun Watson will arrive at Ford Field with a football jersey unlike the ones he typically wears on Sundays.

Instead of “Texans,” the jersey will read “Yates” in block lettering across the chest, representing Yates High School in the 3rd Ward of Houston, seven miles from the home stadium of the city’s NFL franchise. Stitched above the school name is a patch with the initials “GF,” paying homage to former Yates football player and 1993 graduate George Floyd, who was killed while in the custody of Minneapolis police six months ago. Inside the collar of the jersey is the word “Breathe,” a callout to the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” that Floyd told officers more than 20 times before his life ended...........READ FULL ARTICLE & PHOTOGRAPHER CREDIT HERE

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