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Social reaction: Should Breckyn Hager have been reprimanded for trash-talking a rival?

Posted November 19th, 2018

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This football season, Texas senior Breckyn Hager has compiled 2.5 sacks, six quarterback hurries and one apology.

After being told this weekend that Kansas scored 40 points against Oklahoma, Hager told reporters that UT’s longtime rival “has no defense. And what time is it? It’s 11:12 … and OU still sucks.” Two days later, the Big 12 reprimanded Hager for those comments and demanded an apology. Hager later issued an apologetic statement through the school.

As expected, those on Twitter has some opinions about both the reprimand and Hager’s apology:

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Shockingly, this ordeal may have brought Texas and Oklahoma fans together. On Monday, some Sooners came to Hager’s defense:

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