Florida Yanks QB’s Scholarship After Vid Emerges Of Him Rapping To N-Word

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 29: Signed helmets from the national championship University of Florida Gators team are on display in Florida House, at East Capitol and 2nd Sts., NE.  Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call)

At a glance

  • The Florida Gators revoked a scholarship offer to one of the top high school quarterbacks in the nation after the teen filmed himself saying the N-word.
  • Stokes was a four-star recruit and among the top 50 players in the state of Florida.
  • “I was in my car listening to rap music, rapping along to the words and posted a video of it on social media,” Markus 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.”

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