“Eyes up!” Applewhite yelled. “Who are you? Get out…I don’t even know who you are. Get out. GET OUT!”
The player reluctantly rose and exited the practice field. As he walked away, Applewhite emphasized the basic attention he expects.
“It’s real simple, you come sit in my office, I’m going to look you dead in the eyes, show you respect,” Applewhite told the team. “I’m going to listen to you. Make sense? It goes both f—ing ways. Get your eyes up.”