Onalaska Independent School District superintendent Lynn Redden is in trouble after he posted a racist comment referencing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Redden posted on Facebook, “you can’t count on a black quarterback.”
Redden claims that he thought he was responding to a private message from a friend. Instead, he posted the comment on a Facebook post promoting a Chron.com story about the Texans’ recent loss.
Redden told Chron.com that he has not faced any repercussions from the post as of Monday afternoon. He said he understands how people may interpret the post as racist, but he said he didn’t intend for it to come across that way.