North Mesquite recruit de-commits from Oklahoma after racist video

A four-star football recruit from North Mesquite High School de-committed from the University of Oklahoma one day after a video surfaced of a fraternity's racist chants.

Jean Delance is currently a junior and plays right tackle for the Stallions. Delance announced on Twitter Monday he was de-committing due to "personal reasons."

Delance told FOX4 the racist video was the reason he made his decision to de-commit.

The video, which started circulating online on Sunday, shows college students on a bus performing chants that used the N-word, made reference to lynching and said black students couldn't join the Oklahoma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. (FULL VIDEO: Warning there is offensive language)

"It was very disturbing. I never thought that stuff was still trendy as much as it was back then or it could keep repeating itself. It was very disturbing. I didn't like what was going on. I'm glad the way they handled it but that's still a bad downside to me," Delance said.

Delance said OU coach Bob Stoops still wants to talk to him, but Delance said he's ready to move on from the program.

Delance had just visited the OU campus the day before the video was released and even tweeted a photo of him with Stoops.

Stoops and Sooners players joined other students on Monday morning by standing in unity in protest against the SAE fraternity and their video.
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