Protesting the national Anthem has now moved from the players, to the band.
Ahead of East Carolina’s game against UCF on Saturday, a handful of Pirate band members followed in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps took a knee in protest of the Anthem at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
— Jeff Gravley (@jgravleyWRAL) October 1, 2016
When they came back out for their halftime performance, they were welcomed by a rein down of boos.
Boos rain down on ECU’s band as it takes the field for the halftime performance.
— Stephen Igoe (@StephenIgoe) October 1, 2016
The ECU Band was boo’ed loudly during halftime of today’s game. pic.twitter.com/iA2T21XDwd
— Pirate Radio (@pirateradio1250) October 1, 2016