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Rutgers player says he was bullied

Updated: November 17, 2013, 2:11 PM ET
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Former Rutgers cornerback Jevon Tyree is asking the school to discipline defensive coordinator Dave Cohen after "an outright bullying episode" led him to quit the team earlier this month, the Tyree family told NJ.com.

Tyree, 19, told the website that Cohen called him emasculating names and threatened to head-butt him during a study hall session.

The incident occurred in April, the same month that Rutgers fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice and athletic director Tim Pernetti ...

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