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Statement from President Jay Hartzell on ‘The Eyes of Texas’

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The following is a statement from President Jay Hartzell regarding the playing of ‘The Eyes of Texas’ at the University of Texas vs. Baylor University football game this Saturday.

 

“The Eyes of Texas will be played this weekend as it has been throughout this season – and it will continue to be played at future games and events. While we would love the band to be with our fans at all our games, we never planned for them to perform live this Saturday. We knew this summer that, as we make our campus a more welcoming place, we would face many hard conversations. I remain truly optimistic that we will find ways to join together around our song, which has been so positive for so many Longhorns over the past 120 years.”