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FAMU Fires Baseball Coach

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

FAMU Release: Statement regarding Coach Brown from Atty. Avery McKnight, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

"While appropriate employment action has been initiated consistent with the applicable FAMU Board of Trustees regulations and policies, any information obtained or documents developed are limited-access records which are confidential and exempt from Section 119.07(1), F.S. Access to any records and/or documents is limited as specified in Section 1012.91, F.S., including those wherein an allegation of "sexual harassment" has been made."


Tallahassee, FL - FAMU has fired Head Baseball Coach Willie Brown. That’s according to Brown’s attorney, Steven Andrews.

Andrews is calling the move a travesty and requesting a hearing with FAMU officials for what he says is to clear his client’s name.

Brown was put on administrative leave back in December after a player accused him of mistreatment and making degrading comments about the player’s weight and sexual orientation. Brown denied the allegations, but university officials have decided to part ways with the coach, issuing him a letter of termination this week

We’ll have more tonight on Eyewitness News.


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