Clemson Star Calls Out “Fake News” Following White House Report

first_imgpresident trump at the white house dinnerWASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 14: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump presents fast food to be served to the Clemson Tigers football team to celebrate their Championship at the White House on January 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)Earlier this week, a report suggested the majority of Clemson’s black football players did not attend the White House visit following the Tigers’ championship win over the Alabama Crimson Tide.According to the report, nearly “three-fourths of the school’s black football players took a hard pass on the chance to eat cold friends with the president f the people who eats salads from McDonald’s.”In the wake of that report, another article surfaced suggesting the players who did attend the visit felt pressured by Dabo Swinney to make an appearance.Former Clemson star Clelin Ferrell took to Twitter to make sure that misinformation stopped. He called it “fake news” in a post on Twitter.Check it out.“Fake News!!!!!” *Trumps Voice* ??????? https://t.co/E9MzF0HxPd— Clelin Ferrell (@Cle_Missile) January 30, 2019Ferrell played an integral part in Clemson’s success this season before announcing his plans to enter the 2019 NFL draft.Clearly Ferrell wasn’t comfortable with the report being out there and saw the need to make sure it wasn’t accepted as fact by the public. The initial report made it clear the players who spoke with The Root did not feel pressured by the coaching staff to make the trip to the White House.Ferrell will now turn his sights to the NFL draft where he projects as s first-round pick.last_img

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