Utah governor calls out Oregon enthusiasts for “religious bigotry” vs. BYU - Salt Lake Tribune

(George Frey | AP) BYU lovers enter LaVell Edwards Stadium before an NCAA faculty soccer video game against Baylor, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Provo.

  | Sep. 18, 2022, 2:21 a.m.

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Eugene, Ore. • A chant emanating out of Oregon's Autzen Stadium is receiving scrutiny on Saturday nighttime.

throughout the 2nd half of Oregon's game in opposition t BYU, the fanatics had been filmed chanting, "F— the Mormons."

The scene immediately led to outrage on-line. Utah governor Spencer Cox referred to as the incident "spiritual bigotry."

"spiritual bigotry alive and celebrated in Oregon," Cox wrote on Twitter.

Oregon issued an apology after the game.

"The university apologizes for the despicable chants made by means of some school of Oregon fans at these days's soccer video game with Brigham young school," spoke of Kris wintry weather, Oregon's period in-between vp for the Division of scholar lifestyles. "There is no place for hate, bias or bigotry on the university of Oregon. These moves are comfortably unacceptable. we will investigate, and we call on our college students and campus group to refuse to accept or tolerate this type of conduct."

The game changed into broadcast nationally on FOX. however, it is not clear if the broadcast picked up the audio.

When BYU went on the street to USC last yr, fans chanted the same issue.

USC also apologized publicly for the incident.

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