Chris Doyle was accused of making racist remarks and bullying players while at University of Iowa; Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Mayer, who previously stated that Doyle was properly vetted, said more attention should have been paid after criticism from a variety group Last Update: 02/13/21 8:30 a.m. Chris Doyle has been accused of making racist remarks and belittling With bullying. Players while in his previous job at the University of Iowa Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to the resignation of strength coach Chris Doyle hours after a diverse group declared the appointment “simply unacceptable”. Doyle was accused of making racist remarks, belittling and bullying players while he was working as a strength and conditioning coordinator at the University of Iowa, and he denied the 52-year-old, who held the position for more than two decades. The allegations left Iowa last June with a $ 1.1 million resignation agreement. An external investigation later found that the program’s rules “perpetuate ethnic and cultural prejudices and reduce the value of cultural diversity, allowing coaches to insult players without consequence”. Since then, former black soccer players in Iowa have filed a lawsuit alleging that his clients suffered racial discrimination under longtime coach Kirk Ferentz with Doyle among the defendants, and Jaguar coach Urban Meyer has formally appointed Doyle as his sporting performance manager and said he Will aid strength, athletic training programs and conditioning. 6:17 Neil Reynolds, Geoff Reynolds and Brian Baldanger take a close look at the latest NFL head coaching session and discuss why black coaches Neil Reynolds, Jeff Rainbold and Brian Baldinger remain in short supply. The most recent NFL president’s training session and discussing why the lack of opportunities for black coaches persists, Mayer also claimed that Doyle had been scrutinized alongside Chad Khan, general manager and owner of Jaguar. Upon hiring, Meyer said, “I feel good about it. Employee, about his experience in the position.” I vetted every single member of our staff, and as I said, the relationship goes back nearly 20 years and asked a lot of tough questions, a lot of scrutiny with All of our employees. We did a very good job of checking this out. However, the Fritz Pollard Alliance, whose mission is to increase diversity in the NFL, strongly criticized the appointment and said that allegations of racism in Iowa should have excluded Doyle as a candidate: “At a time when the NFL failed in Solving his problem with racial hiring practices, it is simply unacceptable to welcome Chris Doyle into the ranks of the NFL coaches. ”Doyle’s departure from the University of Iowa reflects a work period full of bad judgment and mistreatment of black players. His behavior must be ineligible for NFL It was also at the University of Iowa. ”Urban Myers’s statement,“ I’ve known Chris (Doyle) for nearly 20 years ”reflects the good big boy network that is exactly why there is such a disparity in employment opportunities for black coaches. On leaving Doyle, Myers said in a statement: “Chris (Doyle) did not want him to be a distraction as to what we were building in Jacksonville. “Responsible for all aspects of our program, and at a later time, he should have paid more attention to how his appointment affects everyone involved. We wish him all the best as he moves forward with his career.” 2:21 This is the message from Sky Sports broadcasters and reporters who have united in support of a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of online hate and abuse on social media. The message from Sky Sports broadcasters and reporters, who have united in support of a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of online hate and abuse on social media, Hate W’t Stop Us, Sky Sports is committed to making skysports.com and our social media channels a place for comment. The debate is free from offense, hatred and profanity. For more information, please visit: www.skysports.com/hatewontstopus if you see a response to Sky Sports’ posts and / or content that expresses hate based on race, color, gender, nationality, race, disability, religion, sexual activity, age, or Class, please copy the URL to the hateful post or capture it from the screen and send us an email here. Stay on Sky Sports NFL digital and social channels for all latecomers off-season news and opinions as we build a free agency and draft NFL 2021..