The Oklahoma football team was supposed to participate in spring football practice on Monday, but instead did something far more meaningful — it walked out.
Hours after Oklahoma president David Boren banished a fraternity that was filmed while singing a racist chant, players and coaches dressed in black walked arm-in-arm in silent protest to the Everest Training Center indoor practice facility.
The team stopped at midfield, said the Lord’s Prayer and then met together without speaking to the media.
It was the latest of many silent protests and prayers the football team engaged in on Monday, a day after the video was released on the Internet. Players and coaches also met and prayed outside Owen Field earlier in the day.
On Sunday, two websites released a video of members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternityRead More »from Oklahoma players and coaches wear black, hold silent vigil in protest of SAE's racist chant