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:
Look where Texas put LSU’s band. That ain’t right. pic.twitter.com/9ZTvgsNZAG— Seth Lewis (@SethLewisInc) September 7, 2019
The same controversy arose last year, and here's the response from the university's athletic director:
We moved the visitors section from the lower bowl to give our students a contiguous student section thus creating a fantastic atmosphere for in DKR.. if a visiting team elects to bring their band must sit in the seats allotted for visitors. https://t.co/cS7c1tbS3t— Chris Del Conte (@_delconte) September 23, 2018
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: