ANN ARBOR – Was a threatening phone call the factor that tipped the scales for a high school football recruit?
According to a story over the weekend from the website North Jersey, Michigan football recruit Rashan Gary got a racist voicemail message which referenced the Ku Klux Klan from someone calling himself a ‘Clemson’ fan, before Gary made a recruiting trip to the school.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
“If you’re coming down here, you gotta do just like the KKK and be serious about your football. Clemson and the KKK, the two things we love the most,” was in a message left at Paramus Catholic for Rashan Gary before the top H.S. football recruit committed to Michigan on ESPN.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
The message was left at Gary’s high school the day before he was visiting Clemson.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
In the story, Gary says that call wasn’t a factor in his decision to choose the Wolverines over Clemson.