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NFL Prospect Says Atlanta Falcons Coach Asked Him If He's Gay


Former Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple claimed an Atlanta Falcons coach asked him if he is gay during a recent meeting at this year's NFL Scouting Combine.

Apple reportedly said,

He reportedly added,

It appears Apple was indeed asked that ridiculous line of questioning because Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn released the following statement:

I know NFL prospects are asked series of wide-ranging and often bizarre questions at the NFL Scouting Combine every year, but this Falcons coach crossed the line by questioning Apple's sexual orientation. It might be time for the league to intervene a bit in the questioning process.

Citations: Eli Apple: Falcons coach asked me if I'm gay during meeting (ESPN)