Taylor Martinez has quit the Nebraska football team. At least that is the rumor that is currently floating around, and according to Bleacher Reports, the rumor has been confirmed.
Martinez was reportedly texting his father while getting his ankle taped up during the Texas A&M game. Martinez’s father has become more and more vocal about how his son plays, and even sent an angry email to coach Bo Pelini.
The text was allegedly the reason why Pelini chewed out Martinez during the Texas A&M game. Sources are reporting that Martinez quit shortly after.
As of right now, the rumors about Taylor Martinez quitting are not confirmed. But there is clearly tension between Martinez and coach Pelini, and if Martinez hasn’t quit yet, he may in the future.
Here is a video of the incident that reportedly led to Taylor Martinez quitting.