College athletes using platform to address social issues

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, former New Orleans Saints and University of Mississippi running back Deuce McAllister leaves Orleans Parish Criminal District Court after the verdict in the Cardell Hayes murder trial in New Orleans. McAllister was part of group of student-athletes in the late 1990s who helped push administrators into largely eliminating the Confederate flag from Ole Miss football games.

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