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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Oklahoma State AD, president speak out on Hubbard, Gundy controversy

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Plus: Landen King found a new home at Auburn

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 23 Oklahoma State at West Virginia Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The college football world was set ablaze when Oklahoma State senior running back Chuba Hubbard – one of the nation’s top players – threatened to sit out over Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy’s apparent appreciation for the far-right TV network One America News.

We’re talking about the t-shirt Gundy was wearing in a photo, of course. See below.

In a statement on Monday, Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder responded, “This afternoon has been very disturbing, The tweets from the current and former players are of grave concern.”

Oklahoma State president Burns Hargis also released a statement. “I hear and respect the concerns expressed by our Black student-athletes,” Hargis said. “This is a time for unity of our purpose to confront racial inequities and injustice. We will not tolerate insensitive behavior by anyone at Oklahoma State.”

In other words, it seems like applied pressure by current and former players is winning.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Commitment 101: JD Coffey continues Texas’ tradition of landing elite safeties under Tom Herman

Austin American-Statesman: Commitment 101: Four-star cornerback Ishmael Ibraheem adds talent to future Texas secondary

Austin American-Statesman: Interim Texas president Jay Hartzell addresses race issues, avoids ‘The Eyes’ for now

Austin American-Statesman: Texas officials listening while Oklahoma State, Texas A&M athletes take stands on race issues

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Could we envision Texas sports without ‘The Eyes?’

Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Texas extends recruiting lead in Big 12; West Virginia, Oklahoma State move up

247Sports: Texas Morning Brew: Receiver depth gets a boost

247Sports: Former athletes working with Texas to support change

247Sports: Chris Ash named among most important hires in college football

USA Today: Updated 2021 recruiting class rankings, Texas climbs eight spots

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Texas lands No. 7 S JD Coffey over LSU, Oregon, others

4-star CB Ishmael Ibraheem announces commitment to Texas

Interim Texas president pledges to listen to requests from students and athletes, devise plan

Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard threatens to sit out due to Mike Gundy’s OAN shirt

The Longhorn Republic discusses the proposed changes

WHAT WE’RE READING

SBNation: What it means when Gregg Popovich speaks

SBNation: Ezekiel Elliott tested positive for coronavirus and thinks someone violated HIPAA

The Ringer: Dave Chappelle understands the problem with celebrities

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Texas men’s tennis senior Yuya Ito is forgoing his extra year of NCAA eligibility, awarded to him and other athletes after the novel coronavirus cut their spring season short. “My overall experience at UT is something I wouldn’t trade for anything else,” the three-time singles All-American said in his goodbye. “I’m so honored I got to become a part of the Longhorn family, and I will always bleed burnt orange. Thank you all again, and Hook ‘Em forever!”
  • Here’s what former Longhorn Sam Acho has to say about ‘The Eyes’ controversy.
  • Looks like former Texas tight end commit Landen King is heading to the Auburn Tigers.