Alleva's got choice words for chant with some choice words
BATON ROUGE - LSU fans got a stern warning from the college's vice chancellor and director of athletics, Joe Alleva, Monday night.
Alleva's frustration was directed to a group of fans inside Tiger Stadium who chanted what Alleva termed as "a profane chant directed toward Coach Saban." The phrase can not be published, but most LSU fans know the chant that includes a four-letter curse word.
"Unfortunately, a small minority of people chose to diminish the image of our great university," Alleva said. "We are deeply sorry that such crude behavior occurred in Tiger Stadium, because that is the antithesis of what we represent at LSU."
Alleva promised further use of the chant will result in an effort to isolate the chant leaders, identify them and banish them from Tiger Stadium.
"If it occurs in the future, we will make every effort to identify those who choose to act in this manner and make sure they know they are no longer welcome in our stadium. Our hope, however, is that this will never happen again."
Fans flirting with the profanity line have been an issue inside Tiger Stadium. Last year, after being banned, certain chants and songs returned to the Golden Band's play list.
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