This is going to go well: A group of students at Texas is petitioning to have the date of the 2011 Red River Shootout moved because the game falls on Yom Kippur.
That's not the part we mean isn't going to go well. The part we mean is that somebody wrote about this on the internet in a forum that allows people to comment on it.
The arguments fall into three basic camps: The "if a religious holiday's that important to a particular person, maybe football shouldn't be" faction, the "if it's not too much trouble, isn't it reasonable to have both?" faction, and the "YOU SHUT YOUR FACES WITH YOUR FURRIN RELIGION" faction. Let's step behind Door #3, shall we (all [sic]s implied)?
As much as I love UT, it is far too liberal to even be considering this.
If you don't want to miss anything, then don't be religous.
I don't see the problem just wear those little hats to the game.
Get all the signatures that you can. There just happens to be another university who has a say in this rivalry too.
Yom Kippur. Isn't that a energy drink or candy bar?
We tried contacting both Jews at OU, as well as the three blacks, muslims and chinamen, but none of them dared join our petition. So we have decided that come hell or highwater, we'll play you on Christmas Day if we have to. For we shall defend our goal line, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
Yeah I'm sure that is what Churchill had in mind larry.
So now UT is using it's Three Jews on campus to hide from The Sooners!
I would move Yom kippur.