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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas band members refuse to play final two homes over ‘The Eyes’

Plus: Texas volleyball reminds Baylor who’s No. 1

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The Texas Longhorns marching band is done for the year, it seems.

The Austin American-Statesman reports that band members are refusing to play the final two home games this season due to an internal dispute over playing “The Eyes of Texas.”

“There has been no change of status, and the university’s alma mater will continue to be played from loudspeakers at the game, not by the band,” Doug Dempster, dean of the College of Fine Arts, said in a statement, per the Statesman’s report. “In-person instruction concludes on Nov. 25, after which UT students are expected to be off campus.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

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Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Neal Brown is shaping West Virginia with an engaged, studious approach

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Austin American-Statesman: Longhorn Confidential: What did No. 1 Texas learn about itself in its win over No. 3 Baylor?

Dallas Morning News: Texas prediction: Will Longhorns continue win streak without RB Keaontay Ingram?

Dallas Morning News: Texas looking for ways to avoid more fourth-quarter drama ahead of matchup with West Virginia

247Sports: Morning Brew: Injury update on linebacker Ayodele Adeoye

247Sports: Flagship Video: Texas enters must-win game as questions continue

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Smoking Musket Q&A: The Stills brothers are the difference on defense

BON Roundtable: No. 22 Texas faces another tall test vs. West Virginia

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: 2023 CB Javien Toviano talks Texas offer

247Sports: Where to find Texas commits in action this weekend

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Viva the Matadors: Four down territory: TCU

Frogs O’ War: ‘The actual talent on offense is just leaps and bounds better than TCU’” A Q&A with VTM

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma vs. Kansas: Game preview, storylines & predictions

The Smoking Musket: WVU announces 20 percent capacity limit for 2020-21 basketball games

Bring On the Cats: Senior K-State stars may make return for Oklahoma State

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NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • No. 1 Texas volleyball bested the No. 3 Baylor Bears last night.
  • Louisiana Tech and North Texas are postponing their game this weekend due to COVID-19.