Marshall Henderson may be suspended from the Ole Miss basketball team, but the shooting guard is still free to run his mouth.
The team announced on Wednesday that Henderson was suspended for an unspecified violation of team rules. After Fox Sports correspondent Erin Andrews called out the abrasive, celebration-happy player on Twitter, Henderson responded quickly.
“He mocking anyone now?” Andrews asked on Twitter.
Marshall Henderson responded: “@ErinAndrews ima save that and you will be the first person ill mock”
There is a bit of history between the two. Andrews is a Florida alum, and last year Henderson mocked Florida fans with a version of their Gator Chomp directed toward the crowd.
There was no real indication of why the team suspended Marshall Henderson, but Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said he was hoping for more out of the shooting guard this year.
“Since the season ended, we have talked a lot about Marshall taking a greater leadership role with our team,” Kennedy said. “With that comes greater responsibility, and he must do a better job of living up to the high standard we expect from him and he desires from himself.”
Henderson is an undeniable talent. He led the conference in scoring last season with 20 points per game and was named Southeast Conference tournament MVP.
But he’s had a spotty past as well, including an arrest on forgery charges when he was a high school senior and a failed drug test in January 2012 that led to Henderson serving jail time.
Henderson has been using social media as a vent during his suspension. Ole Miss football player Denzel Nkemdiche posted an Instagram video asking Henderson how he felt about the situation, Henderson replied: “sadness, ho.” Henderson then looked into the camera and smiled.
Henderson was a bit more apologetic after one of his past incidents. After displaying the middle finger to the crowd during the NCAA tournament this year, Marshall issued a public apology.
Reports on Thursday said the Marshall Henderson is now likely headed to rehab.