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Steve Sarkisian on Texas-Alabama early start time: ‘I don’t give a (expletive)…Just show up’

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Steve Sarkisian did not keep again Tuesday.

The Texas coach spoke to the Houston Landing Club and was asked about a potential early-morning start off time to the Sept. 10 video game among the Longhorns and the Alabama Crimson Tide.

On Monday, it was declared the match would be broadcast on FOX. It is assumed the video game would be an 11 a.m. start off subsequent the network’s “Big Midday Kickoff” pregame demonstrate. It didn’t sit properly with some college football lovers. One particular Texas fan begun a petition, asking for 500 signatures. At the time of this submitting, the petition has received much more than 1,000.

Sarkisian, the previous Alabama offensive coordinator, was questioned about the opportunity of an early start to the working day.

“I do not give a (expletive) what time kickoff is,” he claimed, per Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman. “Y’all just clearly show up.”

Davis also reports Sarkisian stated he thinks Texas will be completely ready for Alabama no matter whether no issue the time or how warm the weather will be for the match.

“We have a indicating in our creating: Just place the ball. Just location the ball and we’ll perform.”

He admits fans love night games, as noted by Joe Prepare dinner of On3, “but at the finish of the working day the globe that we’re in in college soccer … Television is a component.”

Mark Heim is a sports activities reporter for The Alabama Media Team. Abide by him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.