The University of Tennessee at Chatanogo fired an assistant coach after posting a tweet from former Georgia candidate and activist Stacey Abrams, the school announced in a 45-second video.
Chris Malone, who was an offensive line coach for the Mocs, dismissed Abram’s claims of electoral fraud in a tweet that was removed on Tuesday night.
“Congratulations to the State GA and Fat Albert @staceyabrams because you really showed the true deeds of cheating America in an election, again !!! Enjoy the big girl !! You earned it !!! Hope money! Good, still not the governor! ”He said, according to the screenshot of the tweet.
University’s Chancellor Steven Engle condemned his tweet two days later in a video, describing it as “disgusting, hurt and untrue”.
“Coach Malone is no longer part of this university,” Engle said on Thursday. “The faculty and staff of the university are expected to lead in a way that achieves and maintains a respectable and tolerant civic campus environment.”
“Anglo University in Tennessee does not tolerate Chetanogo and disproportionately condemns discrimination and hatred of all forms,” Engle said.
The head coach of the team, Rusty Wright, also Malone’s tweet rejected In a statement on Thursday.
“What has been posted on social media by a member of my staff is unacceptable and neither what I stand for or what is part of Chetanooga football,” he said. “Life is bigger than football and as leaders of young men, we have to set that example, first and foremost. With that said, effective immediately, that personally is no longer part of my workforce.”
According to the school’s deleted biography page, Malone was in his second year as an assistant coach on the team. Malone had a stent at Historic Black University Virginia State University, coaching at various schools since 1998.
Several Democrats have recently credited Abrams for success in elections in Georgia, where he and grassroots organizationsThis led to an anticipated victory for Rafael Warnock and John Ossoff in his Senate runoff race and gave his party a majority in the Senate. She is The presidential election in the traditionally red state is Joe Biden’s victory.