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USF Takes Weak Stance On Football Field Racial Slurs

Article By on 13th August, 2009

... offensive tackle Walter Walker read a column online written by LZ Granderson of ESPN.com.

The story shouted to him. It was a story about that societal lightning rod, the "N-word." Yes, that "N-word," the "N-word" that slurs race and divides our country. Granderson wrote how it is too often used so very casually in college and professional football locker rooms.

It hit home with Walker and, in turn, he took an active stance to rid the USF football program of the "N-word." His efforts were chronicled by Tampa Tribune sports writer Brett McMurphy, who has covered the USF football program since its inception.

"Being a sociology major, these things are close to my heart," Walker said. "These issues of humanit...

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