Found November 16, 2013 on NESN.com:
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Earlier this year, Rutgers was caught up in a bullying scandal with head basketball coach Mike Rice. Some seven months later, they’re dealing with yet another case of bullying in their sports program. Cornerback Jevon Tyree quit the football earlier this month for unspecified reasons. Now, he is coming clean, explaining that “an outright bullying episode” is what led to his departure, according to NJ.com. Tyree, 19, said that defensive coordinator Dave Cohen bullied him during a study-hall session in April — the same month Rice was fired, calling him “emasculating names” and even threatening to headbutt him after the cornerback missed a week of spring practices with a hamstring injury. The school claims that Cohen apologized the next day and the situation was “dealt with immediately,” but Tyree and his parents don’t view it quite the same way, claiming that the school only decided to speak with the family after the Tyrees requested a meeting with head coach Kyle Flood. Tyree agreed ...
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