Utah fight song sung at football game for first time since changes made to lyrics

Posted at 10:19 PM, Aug 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-29 11:06:59-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- The University of Utah made changes to their fight song earlier this year, and Thursday was the first football home game since the changes were made.

Lyrics in the song were changed to be more inclusive, but officials said traditional versions of the song are still acceptable. FOX 13 News' Todd Tanner was at Rice-Eccles Stadium as the Utes took on Idaho State University in their season opener, and he spoke to fans about their feelings toward singing the new lyrics.

See the video above for fan reactions, and click here for more details about the changes to the fight song and the reasoning behind the changes.