LSU Football Coach Responds to Kim Mulkey Skipping National Anthem, Says His Team Will 'Stand Proud'

By Daniel Walker | April 12, 2024

The Star-Spangled Banner

LSU's head football coach, Brian Kelly, has provided a formal statement regarding the recent incident involving the Tigers women's basketball team skipping the national anthem at the Elite Eight game against Iowa. 
 

 

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Kelly, in charge of the football program for two seasons, assured that his team will consistently stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" at all games. 
 

The anthem

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LSU women's coach Kim Mulkey also acknowledged the anthem omission by her team during their defeat against Caitlin Clark and the Hawkeyes.