- OU football head coach Lincoln Riley responded to a racist video showing two OU students including one wearing blackface. "It's sickening," said Riley. "I mean you hate it. You just do - on every level."
- Several members of Oklahoma's football team spoke out on twitter after the video surfaced Friday, particularly after the university released a statement that said in part, "The students have offered to apologize in order to reflect their regret."
Unacceptable...Consequences need to be given. https://t.co/lORNGEVdIP— Kenneth Murray (@Kmurrayy_9) January 19, 2019
This is not ok!!! There needs to be Consequences https://t.co/uf2ggEnGUa— Marquise Overton (@Que_Overton) January 19, 2019
- Riley spoke in support of his players' decision to speak out: "I encourage them to not be afraid to speak their minds," said Riley. "I think we've got some guys on our team that are absolutely gonna make this place better."
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