UGA turned NFL player Benjamin Watson’s moving Ferguson post goes viral

Moving thoughts and feelings from Saint’s football player Benjamin Watson.

Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett

New Orleans Saints player Benjamin Watson, who played for the University of Georgia in the early 2000s, has gone viral with an emotional post regarding the situation in Ferguson. More sermon than status update, it has been “liked” more than 400,000 times and shared more than 230,000.

10703845_601385006655301_6619085171834653013_n UGA turned NFL player Benjamin Watson has gone viral with an emotional post regarding the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

Here it is:

“At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts:

I’M ANGRY because the stories of injustice that have been passed down for generations seem to be continuing before our very eyes.

I’M FRUSTRATED, because pop culture, music and movies glorify these types of police citizen altercations and promote…

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