Texas announced Friday that it has moved its home game against TCU from Thanksgiving Day to the following day, Nov. 25.
Wow. Texas announces that the Thanksgiving game vs. TCU now on Friday, Nov. 25, instead of Thursday.
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) February 5, 2016Advertisement
Texas-TCU has been moved at request of TV partners. Soooo, going up against the NFL on Turkey Day isn't the best idea after all, huh?
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) February 5, 2016
Reaction has been all over the board, from fans who want to stick with tradition to those who welcome the change (plus at least one A&M fan who just had to weigh in).
NFL pretty much owns Thanksgiving Day television anyway. Smart to move TCU-Texas to Friday.
— Kirk Bohls (@kbohls) February 5, 2016
— Huston Street (@HustonStreet) February 5, 2016
— Joaquín Carpenter, Jr. (@TheJCCarpenter) February 5, 2016
@BDavisAAS this is awesome, man. Would prefer Saturday but I'll take Friday. Get to spend holiday w family n not have to give tix away
— chendo bañuelos (@chendo114) February 5, 2016
@BDavisAAS YES! People can actually go now and not competing with the NFL
— Patrick Mendoza (@mendozapd) February 5, 2016
@kbohls Wrong, great move!
— texdanr (@texdanr) February 5, 2016
@AutulloAAS Best. News. Ever.
— Meg Meo (@megmeo) February 5, 2016
@TexasExes good. Maybe now I can go and not make grandma mad.
— TEXAS FIGHT (@HookEm_JeffH) February 5, 2016
@BDavisAAS it’s not just the NFL. Having a bad team play an uninspired opponent would have no chance against a tractor pull
— Gene Egdorf (@GeneEgdorf) February 5, 2016
@bevobeat Losing A&M as a rivalry game hurt big time. It being a non-marquee game hurts too. Would be better off as OOC game
— Joey Jewell (@joeyjwll) February 5, 2016
@statesman that sucks. What happened to tradition. Some us like it.
— Rick Gonzalez (@coachrickgnzlz) February 5, 2016
.@BDavisAAS It would do alright on ESPN but no one is watching FS1 on thanksgiving.
— 40 Acres Sports (@40acressports) February 5, 2016
— Mike Kelleher (@TallMike66) February 5, 2016
@BDavisAAS not the nfl, aTm plays lsu on Thanksgiving… check the ratings from the previous aTm Thanksgiving game. Whoop!!!
— Sam Jam n Ham (@Sam78294876) February 5, 2016
What do you think about Thursday vs. Friday? Let us know in the comments.
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