LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is joining the nation and reflecting on the deadly tornado that devastated Moore, Oklahoma Monday.
Griffin, who attended high school and Baylor University in tornado prone Texas, urged his followers on Twitter to pray for Oklahoma in the hours following the disaster.
A couple hours later he offered advice that is often when tragedy has not stricken.
No matter how mad you are at your loved ones, always tell them you love them. This world is unpredictable—
Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) May 21, 2013
Offensive lineman Chris Chester offered his thoughts.
Thoughts and prayers go out to all the people of Oklahoma.—
Chris Chester (@chesterchris66) May 21, 2013
As did defensive lineman Chris Baker.
Former Redskins running back Tim Hightower also joined Griffin in asking for prayers.
At least 51 people, including 20 children, were killed by the tornado. More than 230 others were injured. Officials say the death toll is expected to climb.