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Mike Norvell makes first public statement since coming under fire from Seminoles players

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Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 2:55 PM EDT
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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

The Athletic's

Tashan Reed

Wilson later tweeted that the comments "did not happen."

and that there is no ill will towards Norvell.

Later Thursday,

saying he and his teammates took a stand and "got what they wanted."

This is a developing story

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