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Jamail’s Son Suggests Texas Rename Field After Ricky Williams, Earl Campbell

Jamail's Son Suggests Texas Rename Field After Ricky Williams, Earl Campbell

Texas announced on Monday it will change the name of Joe Jamail Field, a decision that came at the urging of the former lawyer and Texas donor’s sons. 

Dahr Jamail, one of Joe Jamail’s three sons, said his family’s request stemmed from both the United States’ “current racial upheaval” as well as “the tenor of the country during President Donald Trump’s administration,” per ESPN’s Ivan Maisel

“I was watching that sickening video of George Floyd getting murdered. I just wept,” Jamail, 67, told Maisel. “I was just thinking, how did we fall so low, to have a leaderless country, to have a president who supports white supremacists. …It’s sickening. It’s embarrassing that people try to justify it.”

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