Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux offers statement in Robison case

Houma Today

September 21, 2018

By Kelly McElroy

After a former Vandebilt Catholic High School football player filed a lawsuit against the school and the head football coach earlier this week, the Diocese of Houma–Thibodaux offered a statement on today saying it will not comment on the matter at this time.

Former Vandebilt quarterback Andrew Robison played three years at the Houma school and transferred to Hahnville after his father’s teaching and coaching contact was not renewed by Vandebilt in the spring but was later deemed ineligible at Hahnville by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

Robison filed the suit alleging negligence by the LHSAA, fraud against Vandebilt and bullying, slander, defamation of character and theft by Vandebilt and by Terriers head football coach Jeremy Atwell.

The statement from the Diocese reads:

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