Seeds of Pac-12 players’ threat to opt-out were planted in Berkeley

Senior offensive tackle Jake Curhan says initial discussions among athletes at Cal that focused on COVID-19 quickly grew into a larger conversation about racial justice.

“We started talking to some of our teammates, and they said, ‘What about the Black Lives Matter issue? We don’t want to detract from their issue,’ “ Curhan said in an interview with Bomani Jones for The Undefeated in a story that appears on the ESPN website.

“The more we started talking with them, it became clear the two were the same issues.”

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