Moore monitoring situation in Ferguson

Falcons safety William Moore, who played at Missouri and spent his early childhood in Ferguson, sent his condolences to the Michael Brown family after practice on Tuesday.

“Definitely, that’s where I grew up at in Ferguson,” Moore said. “I’ve got a lot of family there and a lot of friends. I’m trying to stay as far away from it as I can as far as being out there. I’ve also talked to them.

“What’s going to be done is going to be done. I wish (the Brown) family the best and I pray for all of them.”

Moore spent his later years in Hayti, Mo., before going on to star with the Tigers.

“Aunties, cousins, nephews, I’ve got a lot of family there,” Moore said. “That’s where I grew up at until I was six years old. Most of it I don’t remember, but my Mom had to tell me. I knew I’d grown up in St. Louis, but I didn’t know it was in Ferguson.”

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