The University of Alabama released a statement, condemning the behavior of some of its football fans in a viral video.
In the video, which has over 19 million views on X, a group of Alabama fans can be heard using derogatory language while yelling at Texas football players after the Longhorns defeated the Crimson Tide. This language included telling Longhorn players ‘to back to the projects.’
“We are disgusted by reports of vile language and inappropriate behavior Saturday night,” the statement reads. “To be clear, we condemn this behavior and it will not be tolerated in our venues. It is not representative of UA or our values. We expect all attendees to act with class and respect toward others. Fans are strongly encouraged to report issues to our security on-site. Gameday and delayed reports are appropriately addressed and anyone found to be in violation of our rules and expectations will be promptly removed and may be banned from future events.”
Statement from The University of Alabama regarding reports of fan behavior at Saturday's game. pic.twitter.com/2SmQTc4KHQ
— The University of Alabama (@UofAlabama) September 12, 2023
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