Bishop Sycamore’s New Head Coach Denies Wrongdoing, Wants People To Stop Making Jokes And ‘Slandering These Kids’

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The saga of the Bishop Sycamore high school football team has captivated the Internet’s attention and now the team’s new head coach is speaking out.

Two weeks ago, Bishop Sycamore was exposed for potentially being a fake school that lied to get on TV when ESPN announcers found many red flags when doing research about them.


“Bishop Sycamore told us they had a number of Division I prospects on their roster, and to be frank, a lot of that, we could not verify. They did not show up in our database, they did not show up in the databases of other recruiting services. So, okay, that’s what you’re telling us, fine, that’s how we take it in. From what we’ve seen so far, this is not a fair fight, and there’s got to be a point where you’re worried about health and safety.”

The school has since been accused of recruiting overage JUCO players, ordering their players to beat up a homeless man, and stiffing a hotel to the tune of $100k.

After firing their head coach Roy Johnson, the team’s new coach Tyren Jackson went on Instagram live to deny the accusations made against Bishop Sycamore and called on people to stop mocking the players on the team.

“I wasn’t gonna say anything but I’m gonna go ahead and address it now,”

“All the accusations and all the allegations against our program at Bishop Sycamore are completely false. Completely false. There’s no way we frauded anybody.

“We didn’t do anything negative. We did nothing but put kids from all over the country that play at high levels… we put them on national TV on the biggest stage to play at a high level. That’s all.

“Now, had it been a little more cleaner or had it been a little bit look like we actually look like we actually belonged out there (against IMG Academy), then maybe we wouldn’t have this narrative. And that’s up for us to fix and that’s up for me to fix.

“So yes, I see all the allegations and I see the stuff. I see all the slander and yes, I’m putting my name on it because, at the end of the day, coming from where I come from, the humble beginnings I had – we all got pasts, man.”

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