Florida Pulls Scholarship Offer After QB Raps N-Word in Video

Posted 12 days ago


The University of Florida retracted its scholarship offer to a four-star high school quarterback after the player was seen on video rapping the n-word.

The video is mere seconds long, but in it, former Gator commit Marcus Stokes can be seen rapping the words “Welcome back, n*gg*!”



Stokes issued a statement on Twitter after Florida pulled the offer.

“I was in my car listening to rap music, rapping along to the words, and posted a video of it on social media,” Stokes wrote. “I deeply apologize for the words in the song that I chose to say. It was hurtful and offensive to many people, and I regret that. I fully accept the consequences for my actions, and I respect the University of Florida’s decision to withdraw my scholarship offer to play football.”... (Read more)

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