The University of Georgia dismissed baseball player Adam Sasser, who allegedly directed a derogatory racial comment toward Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Justin Field at last Saturday’s game with Tennessee, according to The Athletic.
Sasser was an All-SEC second-team member this past season.
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“We are aware of a reported incident this weekend involving conduct by one of our student-athletes. While we are limited in what we can say about the incident at this time, I want to reemphasize that we do not condone discriminatory behavior,” McGarity’s statement read. “The University’s Equal Opportunity Office thoroughly reviews all reported violations of our Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy to ensure an appropriate response.”
“I expect every member of our team to behave at all times in a way that upholds the highest standards and values of the University of Georgia, and it is disappointing when that doesn’t happen,” Stricklin’s statement read. “While I cannot comment on this matter, we cooperate fully in any investigation involving an alleged violation of University policies.”