Embattled Ex-Football Coach Accuses TSU Of Slander

Law360, Houston (September 12, 2012, 4:35 PM EDT) -- The former head football coach for Texas Southern University hit university officials with a suit Tuesday in Texas state court, alleging they had slandered him in violation of an employment release agreement and cost him a high school coaching job.

Johnnie N. Cole claims TSU's board chairman Glenn Lewis, President John Rudley and athletic director Charles McClelland sent a document containing false allegations of criminal and unethical conduct to the president of the Fort Worth Independent School Board after he inquired about Cole’s suitability for a...
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