#notonOUrcampus pic.twitter.com/ipMwJbvHKF— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) March 9, 2015
Sunday, a video emerged showing members of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity performing a violent chant that referenced racial lynchings. The campus community, including athletes and coaches, rejected those sentiments, and the school essentially booted the frat.
#Sooners enter Everest Monday in protest @OUDailySports pic.twitter.com/EPEDYrnIlH— Joe Buettner (@Joe_Buettner) March 9, 2015
OU's football team wasn't done making its position clear, without even saying a word. The Sooners apparently chose to use Monday's scheduled practice as a silent display.
Team then met at the 50-yard line and prayed together. The left the practice facility as a group. Eric Striker visibly emotional.— Eddie Radosevich (@Eddie_Rado) March 9, 2015
The front of the line was a diverse group of upperclassman leaders -- linebacker Eric Striker, quarterback Trevor Knight, defensive end Charles Tapper (who earlier took to Twitter to defend Oklahoma's fans and student body in general), center Ty Darlington, and defensive back Zack Sanchez -- and head coach Bob Stoops.
#Sooners leave practice facility. No comments made, no comments will be made— Bob Przybylo (@BPrzybylo) March 9, 2015