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Athletes, entertainers pray for Baton Rouge

A roundup of social media reaction to the deaths of police officers

As the news of the shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, spread on Sunday, athletes and entertainers with close ties to the city took to social media to express their feelings:

Glen β€œBig Baby” Davis, born and raised in Baton Rouge


Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals running back, born in Baton Rouge

Leonard Fournette, All-American running back at Louisiana State University

Garrett Temple, Sacramento Kings guard who was born in Baton Rouge and played at LSU

Brandon Harris, starting quarterback at LSU


Corey Webster, former NFL cornerback who played at LSU

Marcus Spears, former NFL star (now SEC analyst), born in Baton Rouge

Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals safety who played at LSU

Ryan Clark, former NFL safety who played at LSU

David Dellucci, former MLB outfielder, born in Baton Rouge

Greg Sankey, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference

Lynn Whitfield, Emmy Award-winning actress from Baton Rouge

Jerry Bembry is a senior writer at Andscape. His bucket list items include being serenaded by Lizz Wright and watching the Knicks play a MEANINGFUL NBA game in June.