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Play Like a Girl podcast: Systemic racism in college football

Because its real, and something needs to change

Ohio State Athletics’ Kneel For Nine Protest
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On LGHL’s podcast Play Like a Girl, Tia and Meredith talk everything from Ohio State football to all the happenings in the sports world today.

Tia and Meredith discuss the systemic racism in college football that still exists today, including some ugly stats involving Black student-athletes’ graduation rates in the Power Five and how the system is failing said athletes; lack of representation in coaching staffs; college athletes are treated like gladiators; the NCAA’s hand in the issue, and more.

They end the show shouting out those using their platforms for good, including former Ohio State safety Malcolm Jenkins, former Ohio State wide receiver Michael Thomas and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh (yes, you read that right.)

Check out the podcast below, and make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts: