Alfred Williams, a former star linebacker at Colorado, wants an apology from Mike Gundy just after renewing an allegation that the Oklahoma Condition mentor called him the N-phrase in 1989 when Gundy was a participant for the Cowboys.
Recounting the incident during an interview Wednesday night time with The Oklahoman, Williams told the newspaper that he does not want Gundy to be fired but does want an apology and to see “some development.”
Williams, 51, was one of a number of Colorado players who said in 1989 that Gundy, then a quarterback at Oklahoma State, applied the racial slur during the Buffaloes’ 41-17 victory more than the Cowboys. Gundy denied the allegations right after the game.
“I bear in mind that it was the very first time that the College of Colorado conquer Oklahoma Point out when I was there,” Williams advised The Oklahoman on Wednesday night time. “It was a big gain. It really was a large win.
“And I recall Mike Gundy called me the N-word. Which is what I recall.”
Oklahoma Point out declined to comment Wednesday when contacted by The Oklahoman, and Gundy has not addressed Williams’ most recent allegation. A spokesperson told ESPN on Thursday that the Oklahoma Point out athletic office would have no comment at this time.
Williams, an All-American and a Butkus Award winner at Colorado and a nine-yr NFL veteran, instructed The Oklahoman that he experienced not found Gundy’s 1989 denial till Wednesday night time.
“I want an apology from him, and I want to see him have some growth,” Williams advised the newspaper. “If he denies that he claimed [that], I have at minimum 20 people today who will vouch for what occurred that working day.
“I am a tiny upset, mainly because immediately after 31 a long time I eventually saw the story released in your papers out in Oklahoma. That was the 1st time I noticed some of the responses to what I stated.”
Gundy, 52, has arrive underneath hearth recently just after a photograph posted to social media confirmed the Cowboys mentor sporting a T-shirt from OAN (A single America Network).
The photograph prompted a sturdy reaction from Cowboys star working back Chuba Hubbard, who called out Gundy on social media. Gundy has since apologized for the “suffering and soreness” he brought about his gamers and other individuals for carrying the shirt.
OAN is a significantly-appropriate news community, usually cited by President Donald Trump, that has attempted to placement alone as a put for a professional-Trump audience and just lately criticized the Black Life Make any difference motion.