City Meyer is now saying a Trayvon Martin image was, actually, used to attempt to assist implement a “no hoodies” rule at Ohio State — however the ex-Buckeyes head coach claims he wasn’t made conscious of it till this week.
Former OSU defensive again Marcus Williamson had accused Meyer and the college of utilizing the insensitive imagery at a group assembly in 2017 … however Meyer had denied the declare.
“We didn’t, and by no means would present an image of Trayvon Martin,” Meyer mentioned. “My gosh, no.”
However, Meyer backtracked on these feedback on Tuesday … saying after speaking it over with ex-Buckeye security Tyvis Powell — he discovered the photograph was really used. Meyer insisted, although, it was not executed below his orders.
“I did not find out about it till one hour in the past,” Meyer informed The Columbus Dispatch, “till after speaking to (Powell).”
“I wasn’t there (within the assembly),” Meyer added. “Not one of the coaches had been current. It was a assist staffer who was in error and apologized.”
Powell mentioned former gamers had informed him the member of the OSU employees who had used the photograph “was really uneducated on that scenario & actually did not have any concept the story behind the picture.”
Powell added that the gamers informed him “the individual in cost issued an apology & they settle for it.”