A prime H.S. quarterback recruit’s use of the n-word is not going to spell the tip of his soccer profession … so says ex-NFL star Jamal Anderson, who tells TMZ Sports activities he is assured the teenager will get one other scholarship provide.
Marcus Stokes — a four-star athlete from Allen D. Nease Excessive College in Florida — had his full journey to the Univ. of Florida pulled on Sunday … after he posted a video of himself rapping the n-word in his automotive.
He apologized for all of it, calling it “hurtful and offensive to many individuals” — however some have questioned if it, and the Gators’ subsequent punishment for it, would imply he’d now not have an opportunity to play school ball anymore.
Once we obtained Anderson out at LAX this week, he informed us he is positive one other college will give him one other shot … saying, “Man, he is a child nonetheless.”
“You have to have time to develop and make errors and be taught and make amends for the errors that you simply make,” the previous Atlanta Falcons working again stated. “So, I want him all the perfect and I hope that all of it works out for him.”
Anderson tells us Stokes’ coaches, teammates, mates and friends will assist him rebound from all of it … explaining if these round him proceed to report he had no racist intentions along with his actions, it will be simpler to forgive.
“Once you take a look at the reviews of the individuals that truly know him,” Anderson stated, “The individuals which can be truly round him, there’s nothing like that.”
Stokes had acquired 14 scholarship gives all through his H.S. profession, together with ones from Virginia Tech, Penn State and Pittsburgh. It is nonetheless unclear if these gives stand.