Mike Norvell makes first public statement since coming under fire from Seminoles players
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida State head football coach Mike Norvell has taken to Twitter to release a statement following comments made by player Marvin Wilson, who criticized Norvell’s handling of talking to the team about protests happening across the country regarding police brutality against black Americans.
"I'm proud of Marvin for utilizing his platform to express his reaction to my comments in an earlier interview," Norvell's statement reads.
Wilson's original comments came after
Wilson later tweeted that the comments "did not happen."
and that there is no ill will towards Norvell.
saying he and his teammates took a stand and "got what they wanted."