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RUNNING BACK QUITS TEAM

Calls Coach 'Racist' (Update)

8/28/2014 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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5:34 PM PT -- Brown says his issues with Coach Sarkisian hit a breaking point during a meeting with the coach on Tuesday. 

Brown says he walked into Sark's office to talk about where he stood with the team (since he's been injured) and was met with hostility. 

"When I walked in the room he said, 'You have the f**king guts to walk in here -- coward."

Brown continues, "The way he was talking to me ... it was like a slave master talking to his slave."

According to Brown, Sarkisian never used the N-word or any other racial slur ... but feels the overall "tone" was racist.

Eventually, Brown says, "He told me to get the f**k out of his office."

We reached out to Sarkisian and USC for comment -- so far, no word back. 

1:31 PM PT -- TMZ Sports contacted Brown to find out what the hell happened ... and here's what he told us:


"I called a meeting up with this disrespectful guy!!! He called me a coward, all types of f**k words."

"He stereotype my mom and dad. like he belittle me to another level."

"I just responded Yes Sir and No Sir!"

"Never been treated like that before!! Don't Wish it upon anyone! That's who he is!"

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More drama at USC ... where running back Anthony Brown just QUIT THE FOOTBALL TEAM after calling head coach Steve Sarkisian a "racist."

Brown -- a redshirt senior -- just made the announcement on Instagram ... where he said, "Sark treated me like a slave in his Office...Can't play for a racist MAN!!!!! #Fighton."

He also added an image that says, "Couldn't play for a racist man."

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It's just the latest drama at the University of Southern California ... where cornerback Josh Shaw was just suspended for lying about heroically rescuing his 7-year-old nephew. 

Meantime, several USC players are coming to Sarkisian's defense ... including linebacker Scott Felix who tweeted, "Coach Sark is a great coach and even better person. Accusations like that couldn't be more untrue."

Defensive tackle Antwaun Woods also chimed in ... saying, "Coach Sark is a great person/Coach! Please disregard comments that have been made by someone."

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1.

skinsfan83    

I'm betting he's just looking for attention

56 days ago
2.

tgrfan42069    

so im guessing the coach tried to impose some work ethic on the players and of course spoiled football player thought it was making him a slave.smh

56 days ago
3.

skinsfan83    

Define the term racist

56 days ago
4.

Taint Me    

Trojans suck.

56 days ago
5.

miles42    

What a - - - - - -

56 days ago
6.

Word-Up    

It's what he feels... Best of luck

56 days ago
7.

BREAKFAST4    

Everything is racism now. I accidentally ran over a black snake and sharpton and Jackson showed up b!tching.

56 days ago
8.

Heisenberg    

A complete racist is still better than Lane Kiffin

56 days ago
9.

towbros    

why cant black people jus man up and except blame,every time something goes wrong its a racist thing

56 days ago
10.

EMB    

Its a good thing blacks are never racists.

56 days ago
11.

notalawyer    

Get a Part Time McDonalds Job ...
and you can show the world your true skills

56 days ago
12.

Minnetonka40    

What a fuuuking cry baby. Wah wah wah wah! You were mean to me. Take that racist crap and shove it up your ass little boy.

56 days ago
13.

bfs    

although this is sour grapes...this guy wasn't relevant to the team anymore anyway, it is indicative of a program that is still struggling. too bad the new coaches seem to have little control of anything these days. btw, the three running backs that are ahead of brown are all black. no need to al or jesse on this one....nothing to shake down.

56 days ago
14.

Stiletto    

Take a good look "african-americans"...this is what your lies and failure to ever take responsibility for your own lives, has lead to.

56 days ago
15.

carlhungas    

It's always someone else's fault.

56 days ago
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