|Darnell Dockett's actions have been questioned plenty, but never his sexual preference -- until now. (US Presswire)|
Chris Rix might want to avoid Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett for the next few months -- or years. The two are engaged in an all out feud after Rix went on Jay Mohr's radio show on Wednesday and called Dockett's sexuality into question.
During the show -- which you can listen to here -- Mohr asked Rix about Dockett's much publicized courtship of Katherine Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron. "This is actually a sign of relief when I saw these tweets," Rix said, alluding to a date Dockett asked Webb on via Twitter. "There was always jokes about Darnell and what his preference was in college, because there were a few incidences of him hanging out with some dudes in the union and some other stuff."
Mohr then asked if there was "sexual ambiguity regarding Darnell Dockett at [Florida State]."
Rix's response, "Let's just say guys would make fun of Darnell in some unique cases."
Had it stopped there, Dockett might have been able to forgive and forget, but Rix wasn't finished, "This whole Katherine Webb thing, I admit, I was excited, a little encouraged. Alright Darnell, going after the girls here," Rix said.
Rix was then asked by Mohr if guys made fun of Dockett's sexuality to his face, to which Rix replied, "Yes. They did. They did. Let's just say there were a few stories of why is Darnell hanging out at this dude's house or this guy's dorm room a little more than you're used to hanging out at a guy's dorm room."
Dockett wasn't too thrilled with Rix's comments and he let his former Florida State teammate know it on Twitter. In a series of three tweets to Rix -- which you can read here -- Dockett said, among other things, "when I see u im whooping yo [butt]." Dockett has since deleted the tweets.
@ddockett Apologize about radio show yesterday Dock! Convo was about you, KWebb & GJones..I let it go somewhere it shouldn't have. My bad DD— Chris Rix (@CoachRix) February 7, 2013
Rix however, is now in full damage control mode. He's offered several apologies to Dockett on Twitter, but it doesn't sound like Dockett's interested in listening to anything Rix has to say -- or tweet.
Rix and Dockett were teammates at Florida State from 2001-03.
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