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August 18, 2010 at 1:28 PM

Brandon Roy regrets cameo in rap video

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Former Husky star Brandon Roy (left) apologized to his fans for appearing in a rap video that features marijuana.
“It’s a situation where I should have been more responsible and usually I am,” he said. “I didn’t know the guys that were shooting the video and I wasn’t participating in what they were talking about. I didn’t even know what the topic of the video was. For me, you know, I was trying to be nice and at the same time I don’t’ want to be part of something like that.”
Brandon said he was approached by Seattle-based rappers Cali & Cavalli to make a cameo in their video “What They Want,” but the Portland Trail Blazers star said he was unaware of the song’s topic until much later.
Former Husky standout Will Conroy also appears in the video.
LINKS AND NOTES:
— Romar and assistants Paul Fortier and Raphael Chillious were spotted at Friday’s UW’s football practice chatting with Tony Wroten Sr., the father of Garfield High’s incoming senior Tony Wroten.
— According to Scout.com, UW recruit Jabari Brown narrowed his list to seven schools and has scheduled his first in-home visit and a recruiting trip. Washington made the list and the Huskies are the first school that’s going to meet with the 6-foot-5 guard from Oakland. The in-home visit set for September 9th and the official visit is planned for the weekend of September 18th when the football team hosts Nebraska. The other schools on Brown’s list includes: California, DePaul, St. John’s, Georgia Tech, Oregon and Connecticut. Scout.com rates Brown the No. 5 shooting guard in the 2011 class.
— Scout.com is also reporting Jahii Carson, a 5-11 guard from Mesa, AZ, is taking a trip to Washington. His mother told Dave Telep
— Add Kyle Wiltjer, the 6-9, 235 pound power forward out of Portland to the list of recruits who’ve received an offer from Washington. He told Scout.com, he’ s also gotten an offer from Kentucky, UCLA, Virginia and Georgia Tech.
— Don’t have a link to pass along, but new football signee Austin Seferian-Jenkins said he’s going to play basketball for Washington.
— Rivals.com is reporting USC commit Gelaun Wheelwright, a 6-1 guard from Corona, Callif., has re-opened his recruiting and is considering other schools.
Tom Jernstedt, who ran the NCAA tournament for nearly three decades, is retiring after a 38-year career with the NCAA. The Oregonian reported Jernstedt, 65, told family of friends he was stepping away, but did not indicate when he was leaving.
Arizona State is going to honor its former standout players this season, but not retire their jerseys. Still no word yet on which players will be selected.

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