Clemson considers complaint against Brownell from former player resolved


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Clemson says the matter of the complaint involved is resolved. (USA TODAY Sports photo)
Clemson says the matter of the complaint involved is resolved. (USA TODAY Sports photo)

Clemson University responded late Sunday to a Facebook video from the father of a former student-athlete walk-on in which the father alleges that head basketball coach Brad Brownell used abusive language towards his son and another walk-on following an ACC Tournament practice on March 9.

Mark McBride’s son O’Neil McBride was a walk-on with the Clemson basketball team. Mark McBride took to Facebook last week to recount an incident in which he said that Brownell used abusive language towards his son and another walk-on, and that Brownell eventually blamed the Tigers’ tournament loss to Miami on the scout team.

We were told that Clemson athletic administrators looked into the complaint and told the student-athlete the proper channels for filing a report. Those protocols were followed and no formal complaint was filed, we were also told.

Here is the statement from a school spokesman:

Athletics administrators were made aware of an interaction that took place in early March between Coach Brownell and members of the team. While no formal complaint was filed by any member of the program, Clemson Athletic Administration took the matter seriously, spoke with the parent and met with Coach Brownell and the student-athlete. The matter is considered resolved.

The father was upset at how Clemson handled the incident and said that he traveled to Clemson, trying to schedule a meeting with either Athletic Director Dan Radakovich or President James Clements. TigerNet was told that Radakovich was never contacted by the parent.

We were also told that a Clemson spokesman did speak with Mark McBride after the Tigers returned home from Indianapolis and the NCAA Tournament. O’Neil McBride has since left the team. We were told that O’Neil McBride indicated to the university that he was satisfied with the school’s response to the complaint.

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jqhall627
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Surf Cat®
spacer Good. Hope Clemson ignores that attention-starved
ElScorcho
spacer Are we going to continue to ignore the mass exodus
tigerdrummer®
spacer That subject seems to come up here
ElScorcho
spacer Apology accepted but that's not an anwer.***
tigerdrummer®
spacer Absurd question not based in fact/reality.
ElScorcho
spacer It's not a mass exodus.
Judge Keller®
spacer What exactly is it? Why are players transferring out
tigerdrummer®
spacer I'm shocked that you are asking this.
Judge Keller®
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Dugatiger®
spacer Yep. Well said.***
ElScorcho
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1965tiger
spacer Yes.
Judge Keller®
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1965tiger
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BloodbeOrange®
spacer Sounds like the player’s dad must have
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BloodbeOrange®
spacer Thus the word "Snowflake"***
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1965tiger
spacer Aha! It was homicide by the walk-ons in the Ballroom
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spacer My son would have disowned me if I ever put up a video like
DueWest
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Dugatiger®
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1965tiger
spacer The video was embarrassing. Just totally embarrassing ..
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spacer THIS IS RIDICULOUS!
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spacer Congratulations dad...
BigCUFan®
spacer Cool. So we can also throw the arguments against Gregg Marshall out the window.
Row86®
spacer Re: Cool. So we can also throw the arguments against Gregg Marshall out the window.
jstone D329
spacer He might be a little more receptive...
BigCUFan®
spacer Funny, you and nctigs are the only two people here
Judge Keller®
spacer Maybe.. which arguments though?
GeeVille Tiger®
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Clemson mountaineers
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Clemgalalways
spacer And this would explain the mass exodus of players
81TigerS16
spacer Please, explain this mass exodus to us.
Judge Keller®
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Clemgalalways
spacer The post I responded to literally had two sentences.
Judge Keller®
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tigersnake1954®
spacer The most relevant story here (if true) is that Brad tried to
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spacer The problem is we couldn't even make that statement.
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spacer ie. We're $18 mil in the red and won't pay his buyout
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