Griner: Mulkey told me to stay mum
Brittney Griner is comfortable with her sexuality. The former
"It was a recruiting thing," Griner said during recent interviews with ESPN The Magazine and espnW. "The coaches thought that if it seemed like they condoned it, people wouldn't let their kids come play for
Griner, who is going to play with the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA, said during the interviews that she has been open about her sexuality since she was a freshman in high school in Houston.
Mulkey, however, wasn’t interested in it becoming an issue in Waco with
"It was more of a unwritten law [to not discuss your sexuality]. ... It was just kind of, like, one of those things, you know, just don't do it," said Griner, who formally came out last month. "They kind of tried to make it, like, 'Why put your business out on the street like that?' "
In its student handbook,
In a statement issued by