Skip to comments.Tom Brokaw Received Boos at University of Oklahoma/Nebraska Game
Posted on 11/13/2004 9:16:02 PM PST by PhiKapMom
It was announced during the second half that Tom Brokaw was in attendance at the University of Oklahoma/Nebraska game at Owen Field in Norman. The minute he was announced, you could hear loud boos from around the stadium.
Have no idea how he had the nerve to return to OU after his debacle of a speech for graduation last May. I think he received louder boos then when Nebraska came out, and even more than the penalty we got for fans throwing oranges onto the field near the end of the game.
Chalk this one up to flyover country that detests the mainstream news media. You probably will never hear this from the media except our local radio but it was hilarious. Everyone around where we sit are Bush fans and after they stopped booing, they started laughing at the reaction of everyone. Then they launched into a discussion about how biased the so-called mainstream media was in the election and how people like Brokaw should stay out of the red states. It made me really proud of the Sooner fans -- this truly is Bush Country.
Way to go! I was thinking the same thing -- the longhorns are supposed to be upside down -- never see them right side up here in Norman! :)
From the biggest RED state: http://www.corridorwatch.org AND, http://www.austintollparty.org
Wait till they do this to Oklahoma! Turner TPK is NOTHING compared to this red bastion.
Good for you! He should stay out of the Red States!
I think it was right before the start of the second half
Thanks! I am glad it came through the radio because it was really loud and I figured it must have gotten picked up.
Newsreaders take themselves much too seriesly.
Thanks for that great report, PKM.
The demise of the media. Ha ha.
Thanks for the report.
BUMP for great freeping.
Figured everyone could use a smile tonight! I am glad to know it was picked up on the radio too! Our local talk shows should be funny on Monday.
We just didn't want them to feel too bad. The game plan was to let them get 10 ahead w/ 4:11 left in the game and score 2 TDs in 4 minutes. Yup. That's the way coach Brown drew it up.
. . . Better put some ice on that Meester BrokeJaw
The boos didn't have to happen. If only Mr. Brokaw had said something sensitive and endearing to the Oklahoma fans to win them over, such as..."I came here to see me a football game"
http://www.ou.edu/commencement/....you can read Tom Brokaw's commencement address here. I know he's MSM liberal and all, but I read the whole address and it's not about what has been said, unless I missed something...other opinions??
without other words attached...oops!
I think he was just booed for being part of MSM, associated with Rather and Jennings, etc. I know he's anti-Bush, but I didn't see it in the address itself, the long boring address I might add.
As a Husker Fan....I agree does everyone know what WCO means?
William (Bill) Callahan Overated
HAHAHAHA ... GOOD!
I wish he would have been at one of the Alabama games because I would have enjoyed booing him too.
By the way, we're counting on you guys to win out. We cannot imagine a school like Auburn playing for a national championship.
Roll Tide and Go Sooners!!!!