Numerous sports figures and teams with Oklahoma ties paid respect to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday via Twitter:
Happy Memorial Day to all that have served. Thank ya’ll for making the United States of America the best country in the world.
— Gabe Ikard (@GabeIkard) May 26, 2014
Happy Memorial Day. Thanks to all those who served our great county which allowed us to play the game we love! pic.twitter.com/2S7tdNzsRI
— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) May 26, 2014
I get to play the sport I love because of someone else’s ultimate sacrifice #playwithhonor
— Lauren Chamberlain (@LChamberlain44) May 26, 2014
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) May 26, 2014
53 years ago tomorrow I watched the changing of the Guard at Tomb of Unknown Soldier while in the US Army. Freedom isn’t free!
— Barry Switzer (@Barry_Switzer) May 25, 2014
— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) May 25, 2014
Thank you to all that have sacrificed and served – hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend. pic.twitter.com/hLqPq67xsD
— Bob Stoops (@OU_CoachStoops) May 26, 2014