Women’s college basketball fans everywhere were shocked by the news of Vic Schaefer’s departure from Mississippi State to become the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns.

On social media, the reactions varied, with plenty of popular memes sprinkled in. Multiple media members noted Schaefer was often considered the future head coach at Texas A&M. Bulldogs fans shared heartbreak and frustration.

Schaefer compiled a record of 221-62 in his 8 years in Starkville, leading the Bulldogs to the last 5 NCAA Tournaments*. Mississippi State lost the title game in 2017 and 2018.

*The Bulldogs were on track for a sixth NCAA tournament berth had the postseason not been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.