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Nosebleed band placement not personal - Texas does that to everybody

Golden Band from Tigerland had to bring tissues
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Posted at 11:37 AM, Sep 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-08 14:37:52-04

The placement of LSU's Marching Band in the nosebleed section for last night's game against UT raised some eyebrows, but apparently it's not new.

WBRZ reports that UT always allots visitor tickets - including those for the team's band - in the upper sections.

Here's what KATC TV3's Seth Lewis tweeted yesterday:

The same controversy arose last year, and here's the response from the university's athletic director:

Whatever the reason, it sure didn't help UT any. They lost to the Tigers, 45-38.

And, the band itself didn't make any mention of the "incident," instead posting a thank-you to the UT band on their Facebook: