Former Washington State head football coach Nick Rolovich announced through his lawyer this morning that he’s taking legal action against the university, Athletic Director Pat Chun, and “all parties responsible” ovr his termination for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine as per the governor’s mandate for state employees:

Four of the team’s assistant coaches were fired as well:

Rolovich’s lawyer claimed in his statement that his client was denied a religious exemption to avoid the shot:

According to reports, the decision to deny the exemption was made by a blind committee and not the university itself:

And it’s pretty clear Rolovich has the support of the team:

What a mess. Full statement here:


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