We already knew that Bret Bielema was one of the coolest figures in all of college football, but he took his swag to the next level on Thursday.
Following the tragic news of the untimely death of rock and pop icon Prince, Arkansas' football team honored one of the greatest musical artists this planet has ever seen by kicking off practice with four Prince songs. The Hogs jammed out to "1999," "Purple Rain," "Kiss" and "Raspberry Beret."
Offensive line coach Kurt Anderson even added a little bit of his own spice during "Kiss," which you can see below:
— Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) April 22, 2016
As Trevor Noah of The Daily Show put it last night: : "Today, as you all know, we lost more than just a man. We lost an icon, we lost a leader, we lost -- in many aspects -- a genre in itself."
Thank you for honoring him, Razorbacks.