High School Football Player Suspended For Poem - KMSP-TV

High School Football Player Suspended For Poem

Posted: Updated:

Nick Andre's high school football team isn't the greatest. They are 1-7 this season. So, when his teacher asked him to write about something that made him angry, he wrote about football.

Andre, 16, was suspended and kicked off the Ohio football team as a result of the poem he wrote called "Stupid." Here's a sample:

"Losing season,

Favoritism,

Non-stop passes from best friend to best friend,

Continuously doing what doesn't work.

The inability to separate being a father and a coach,

Dropped passes,

But yet still the super star,

Yeah right.

Where's my scholarship?"

The poem takes aim at a wide receiver who is the son of the coach. When school officials found out about the poem, they were furious. They claimed Nick was harassing and hazing his teammates and the athletic director.

Nick was suspended on Tuesday, but after this story aired on the Fox station in Cleveland, the school decided to overturn his punishment.

Nick is now back in school, and the athletic director will let him play in the last two games of the season.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Tip Leads To Marijuana Bust Inside Havertown Residence

    Tip Leads To Marijuana Bust Inside Havertown Residence

    Tip Leads To Marijuana Bust Inside Havertown Residence

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:31:43 GMT
    Haverford Police have arrested a local doctor and his daughter accused of growing and distributing marijuana inside their home.Haverford Police have arrested a local doctor and his daughter accused of growing and distributing marijuana inside their home.
    Haverford Police have arrested a local doctor and his daughter accused of growing and distributing marijuana inside their home.
    Haverford Police have arrested a local doctor and his daughter accused of growing and distributing marijuana inside their home.
  • DUI Driver Will Not Be Charged In Teen's Death

    DUI Driver Will Not Be Charged In Teen's Death

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:24:27 GMT
    Cops say a driver accused of hitting and killing a Bucks County teen and injuring another while driving under the influence of prescription drugs and cocaine will not be charged.
    Cops say a driver accused of hitting and killing a Bucks County teen and injuring another while driving under the influence of prescription drugs and cocaine will not be charged.
  • Forest Fire Burning In Cumberland County

    Forest Fire Burning In Cumberland County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:17:05 GMT
    Skyfox was over the scene near Ackley Road in Downe Township Wednesday night.
    Skyfox was over the scene near Ackley Road in Downe Township Wednesday night.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices