That was expected after university administrators provided players with the option of not singing the controversial school alma mater. Players, it seems, took them up on the offer.
Breaking | Sam Ehlinger is the only Texas player to stay for the singing of "the Eyes of Texas" post game. pic.twitter.com/RFlHUQGa4W— Tattoo Baker (@QB1TATT00) October 10, 2020
Head coach Tom Herman addressed the players’ opt-out this morning.
During his weekly press conference, he told reporters he would encourage players to stay post-game to sing “The Eyes” with fans. It remains to be seen how many actually will.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Stinging loss could leave Tom Herman on borrowed time at Texas
Austin American-Statesman: Texas report card: Red River rivalry loss was a mixed bag, and the grades show it
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Georgia chasing Clemson; rising Aggies get signature win
Austin American-Statesman: Oklahoma 53, Texas 45: Our five questions for the Longhorns — answered
Austin American-Statesman: Longhorn Confidential: Monday, Oct. 12
Dallas Morning News: The Sighs of Texas: Even with Texas’ best QB in a decade, Longhorns still can’t get past Oklahoma
Dallas Morning News: Texas quotable: Tom Herman is ‘crushed’ for QB Sam Ehlinger after loss
Dallas Morning News: Tom Herman still believes Texas can save its season, though options for change are limited
247Sports: Morning Brew: Texas’ list of things to clean up is growing
247Sports: Texas-OU Grades: Defense doesn’t get it done
247Sports: Texas-OU Grades: Offense struggles, yet again
247Sports: At least we had corn dogs: A Red River weekend unlike any other
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Burnt Orange Nation: Texas misses on 3-star DT Albert Regis
Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Texas commit Jordon Thomas ‘blessed’ to be back after injury
247Sports: The Stampede: Taking the temperature of Texas targets
247Sports: Kamari Wilson talks Texas interest in trip to Lone Star State
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Frogs O’ War: MMQB: Minimum firepower
Crimson and Cream Machine: Message Board Meltdown: The agony of Texas is upon you
Cowboys Ride for Free: Catching up on Oklahoma State football commits, season preview
Bring On the Cats: Skylar Thompson out for season
WHAT WE’RE READING
Banner Society: Troubleshooting your GUS JOHNSON
SBNation: 3 winners and 3 losers from Week 5 in the NFL
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- The Longhorns and Baylor Bears will kick off at 2:30pm CT at home on ESPN.
- Texas alum Collin Johnson made his first NFL touchdown grab over the weekend.
- You’ve probably heard about Dak Prescott by now.