School head resigns over comment about black quarterbacks

School head resigns over comment about black quarterbacks


HOUSTON — A white Texas faculty superintendent who posted on-line that “You possibly can’t depend on a black quarterback,” in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, has resigned.

In a letter Saturday to the Onalaska Impartial College District board, Lynn Redden mentioned his remark posted earlier within the week on the Houston Chronicle’s Fb web page was “unsuitable and inappropriate.”

He additionally apologized to Watson, who’s black, and identified that the quarterback might have criticized him for his remark however as a substitute “selected peace and positivity.”

Redden had criticized Watson for letting the clock run down earlier than finishing a move in a 20-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Redden’s remark prompted the varsity board to convene a particular assembly Saturday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *