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Lion football players victims of robbery

Drew Ivery and Todd Kleiboer

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Drew Ivery | Sports Reporter

Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor

Lion football juniors Jay Bias and Xavier Morris were injured in a robbery at gunpoint in Miami, Fla. late March 16 during spring vacation.

Both are stable condition at an area hospital according to teammates Pierre Leonard and Kane Wilson, but Morris requires more surgery. Per Pierre Leonard on Twitter, Morris said, “I’m in good shape. Thank y’all so much for the prayers and well wishes. I’ll see y’all soon.”

Leonard also tweeted that Bias is “breathing on his own” after having his breathing tube removed.

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Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

Todd has been working for The East Texan since Fall 2015, and he served as the Web Editor for The East Texan website for the 2016-2017 year. As of the...

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  1. Skipper Steely on March 18th, 2019 11:02 pm

    Facts, facts and more facts…what happened? Why were they there? Who robbed them? Quotes from police report, etc.

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