Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar directed a slate of racist remarks toward his players, according to former point guard Jaylen Shead.
Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar previously directed numerous racist remarks toward his players, according to former Bobcats point guard Jaylen Shead.
Kaspar told Black players to “chase that chicken,” per Shead, and said those who didn’t exceed a certain GPA threshold would “be working at a Popeyes Chicken.” Kasper also apparently said his players would run faster at a practice if a “brown man with a [turban] and an AK-47″ entered the gym.”
Shead played one season at Texas State in 2018-19. He averaged 7.9 points and 4.8 assists per game. He transferred to Washington State for his senior season, a decision he says was spurred by Kaspar’s comments.
Former Texas State forward Alex Peacock backed up Shead’s allegations on Friday, noting players “feared they would lose their scholarships