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College Football Fan Fired From Job For Comment On Head Coach

An interior view of Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - NOVEMBER 05: A general view as the Florida State Seminoles take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack at Doak Campbell Stadium on November 5, 2005 in Tallahassee, Florida. NC State defeated Florida State 20-15. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

A college football fan has been fired from his job for a racist social media post about his team's head coach.

A Florida State fan took to social media to criticize the Seminoles' head coach, Willie Taggart, using a racist image in the process.

The fan was later called out on social media for the post. His company announced a suspension and Florida State issued a statement of reprehension.

Now, the man appears to have lost his job. ABC in Tallahassee is reporting that the man has been fired.

From the report:

Florida State Attorney Jack Campbell has confirmed to WTXL that the State Attorney's Office, FDLE, the Leon County Sheriff's Office and the FSU PD are investigating a racist post showing head football coach Willie Taggart getting lynched.

Campbell says that the investigation is still in its early stages and there are no additional details to provide at this time.

The news of an investigation comes after an employee at Hilton Grand Vacations, who WTXL has identified as Tom Shand, was fired for sharing the post.

You can view the full report here.