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*!”
Florida Gators QB recruit Marcus Stokes with some choice words.
He’s Caucasian. pic.twitter.com/l3Zv29ljUa
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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…