Lovie Smith, Mike Tirico discuss systemic racism, nationwide protests

Cam Ellis
NBC Sports Chicago

Old Bears friend and current beardless Illinois football coach Lovie Smith stopped by NBC's 'Lunch Time Live' to chat with Mike Tirico about the current protests taking place in cities all across the country. 

Smith talked about how he's always encouraged his players to take an active involvement in what's happening off the field, and also addressed what he feels should be the next steps taken. 

You can watch the conversation between Smith and Tirico in the video below:

Lovie Smith, Mike Tirico discuss systemic racism, nationwide protests originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

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