Video: College Football Star Involved In Confrontation With Coach

first_imgEd Oliver warming up for Houston.HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 8: Ed Oliver #10 of the Houston Cougars warms up before playing against the Arizona Wildcats at TDECU Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)A college football star unloaded on his head coach as the team headed into the locker room at halftime in one of the more bizarre incidents we’ve seen this year.Star defensive lineman Ed Oliver has missed the team’s past few games as he recovers from an injury. During Houston’s game against Tulane on Thursday night, he got into it with head coach Major Applewhite.According to a sideline report from ESPN’s Laura Rutledge, Oliver was wearing an “active players only” jacket on the sideline and was told to take it off.Here’s video of the incident.As the Cougars went into the locker room at halftime, u could see Ed Oliver with some heated words for Major Applewhite. Oliver is not playing, ESPN reporting the confrontation stemmed from him wearing an “active players only” jacket.— Adam Wexler (@KPRC2AdamW) November 16, 2018According to the report from Rutledge, Applewhite confirmed the news.Oliver is a consensus top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. Some have wondered if he should just shut it down for the season rather than trying to get healthy for the team’s final games.Houston leads the game 38-9 late in the third quarter.last_img

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