Black Football Recruits Warned About South Carolina

March 25, 2010

The University of South Carolina could soon lose its only black board member, and with black legislators unhappy about the prospect, they are warning black football recruits to reconsider enrolling, The Associated Press reported. "We are asking young athletes to be aware ... there are folks in this state who say it's fine to play ball but not be on the governing board," the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus told the AP. Steve Spurrier, the football coach, declined to talk about the controversy.

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