Florida State's football recruiting department issued an apology Monday after tweeting and subsequently deleting an image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into a graphic containing the team's slogan, "Do something," to celebrate the civil rights icon's holiday. In the since-deleted tweet, King appeared to be doing the school's popular tomahawk chop celebration with a Nike glove edited onto his hand. The tweet read: "Happy MLK day! #GoNoles #DoSomething #MLK2019." Within an hour -- after a number of college football fans had mocked the image online -- the tweet was gone, and the account later responded with a written statement. "In a well-intentioned effort to recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. on this special day, a member of our recruiting staff created a graphic using one of Dr. King's quotes -- 'If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.' The quote resonated with our program's Do Something mantra," the tweet read. ...


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