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University of Texas football team told to stand for school anthem with racist roots

Oct 17, 2020 - The Miami Herald

As if two losses in four games to open the season weren’t enough to rile up a frustrated fan base, many supporters of the University of Texas football team see a program lacking in unity.

That starts with university athletics director Chris Del Conte, who said he expects the team to stand as one and sing “The Eyes of Texas” — despite its racist roots — after each game, as has been tradition.

His expectations have fallen short of late, with senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger ...