ECU fans weren’t happy about their marching band getting in on the National Anthem protest, and they let it be known by booing on live television.
Band members took a knee before Saturday’s home football game against the University of Central Florida.
The ECU Band was boo'ed loudly during halftime of today's game. pic.twitter.com/iA2T21XDwd
— Pirate Radio (@pirateradio1250) October 1, 2016
During the third quarter, the schools chancellor released a statement expressing “disappointment” Pirates fans booing band members who were expressing their rights.
— Michael Prunka (@MichaelPrunka) October 1, 2016