College Football Coach Under Fire For Pro-Kanye West Post

Image Credit/Social Media

1.

Vanderbilt backs coach Dan Jackson will take a "step back" from his role with the team as the university does an internal review of his recent comment on social media. 

Image Credit/Social Media 

2.

Jackson wrote on Facebook that Kanye West is "two steps ahead of everyone else." A few days later, he issued an apology for being "careless" and showing "poor judgement."

Image Credit/Social Media 

3.

For those who don't know, West lost sponsors over antisemitic comments he made during interviews and on social media. 

Image Credit/Social Media 

4.

Since this is a very serious subject, Vanderbilt athletic director Candice Lee has released a statement on how the school will handle this matter. 

Image Credit/Social Media

5.

"It is important the university follow its standard process and conduct a thorough review of the complexities of this incident," Lee said in a statement, via ESPN. 

Image Credit/Social Media 

6.

"Coach Jackson and I have agreed that he will step back from his responsibilities with the team during the Equal Opportunity and Access office's review."

Image Credit/Social Media 

7.

Jackson coached in Vanderbilt's loss to South Carolina this past weekend. Next up for Vanderbilt is a showdown with Kentucky. The program will enter that game with a 3-6 record.

Image Credit/Social Media 

Swip Up For More Stories

Thanks For Watching Our Web Story

Arrow