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FSU coach Jimbo Fisher: Was Donald Trump in a locker room?

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Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, told of the recent “locker-room talk” defense of presidential candidate Donald Trump, had one simple question in response.

“Was he in a locker room?” Fisher asked.

Fisher was asked how he handled it when he heard players saying anything derogatory.

“Tell the kids to quit it,” he said. “If someone is making a racial slur, that guy … we don’t need that. If they’re making derogatory remarks toward women, we’re not going to do that. It’s never acceptable. We tell them to be careful because of what they say. The wrong people hear it, and it’s not indicative of who you are as a person. It’s like sending it out on Facebook or Twitter.”

Gary Shelton is one of the most recognized and honored sportswriters in the history of the state. He has won the APSE's national columnist of the year twice and finished in the top 10 eight times. He was named the Florida Sportswriter of the Year six times. Gary joined SaintPetersBlog in the spring, helping to bring a sports presence to the website. Over his time in sports writing, Gary has covered 29 Super Bowls, 10 Olympics, Final Fours, Masters, Wimbledons and college national championships. He was there when the Bucs won a Super Bowl, when the Lightning won a Stanley Cup and when the Rays went to a World Series. He has seen Florida, FSU and Miami all win national championships, and he covered Bear Bryant, Bobby Bowden and Don Shula along the way. He and his wife Janet have four children: Eric, Kevin, K.C. and Tori. To contact, visit garysheltonsports@gmail.com.

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