Coach Wants Oklahoma Fans To Sing Anthem Correctly

11/14/2010 04:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NORMAN, Okla. — Coach Bob Stoops is asking Oklahoma fans to break a new tradition and sing the proper words at the end of the national anthem when Air Force plays at Owen Field on Saturday.

Many fans have taken to shouting "home of the Sooners" instead of "home of the brave" at the conclusion of the song.

Stoops issued a challenge Tuesday that "hopefully with our people being here and Air Force coming here, we'll surely be loud in singing 'home of the brave' and nothing else."

Stoops says he has great respect for the service academies and for the commitment and sacrifice of their students.

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