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Ex-Clemson QB causes stir during Tiger Walk

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CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A former Clemson quarterback turned reality star caused a stir when he led the team's walk on Saturday.

The Tiger Walk is pre-game tradition in which players walk through a crowd of fans to the stadium.

On Saturday, the walk was supposed to be a tribute to the military, but instead of soldiers leading the walk, fans saw Tribble Reese and a group of women leading the march.

Reese played for the Tigers from 2004 to 2006. He was the third-string quarterback during his final year at Clemson, and appeared against Louisiana Tech and Temple.

After leaving Clemson, Tribble became the star of a reality show called "Sweet Home Alabama," which airs on Country Music Television.

Clemson University's Athletic Department issued an apology to anyone who was offended by the stunt. Officials said no one from the school gave Reese permission to lead the walk.

"Tiger Walk is a relatively new tradition, but one that we cherish," said Tim Bourret, spokesman for the Athletic Department. "This will not happen again."

The university said it was aware CMT was shooting part of an upcoming episode on campus.

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