HBCU Apologizes For Recruiting White Football Player Who Used N-Word
After Marcus Stokes, a white soccer participant, was caught on digicam saying the N-word in a tune, he misplaced his scholarship on the College of Florida.
After dropping his scholarship, HBCU Albany State College supplied him a place on the crew. Now Head Football Coach Quinn Grey Sr. is rescinding his provide from Stokes after dealing with a lot backlash.
“Please know that my decision to speak with a student that did not meet your expectations was unacceptable,” he continued. “I only wanted the best for our team, athletes, and institution when I invited the student to visit ASU…I was trying to help a student get back in competition, and in my haste, I did not consider the impact the decision would have on all of you…My actions caused you to question my commitment to our institution and our ancestors. As the consequences go, I hope to find a way back into the Ramily,” Grey launched a press release.
Grey’s resolution got here after the Gators withdrew Stokes’ scholarship following a video circulating of Stokes utilizing the n-word in November.
The Head Football Coach was reprimanded by the varsity president Marion Ross Fedrick for extending a suggestion to Stokes, in line with HBCU Gameday.
In keeping with his Twitter, Stokes was thought to be a four-star recruit who obtained provides from Alabama A&M College and West Florida.
Blessed to obtain a suggestion from the College of West Florida @UWFFootball @CoachKNobles @coachrdickerson @NeaseFTBL @CoachDrafts @Andrew_Ivins @6pointsjax @denny_thompson pic.twitter.com/tqZMNH0Atr
— Marcus “JOKER” Stokes🃏 (@marcusstokes06) January 27, 2023