September 11th Anniversary Tribute Set For Saturday

Sept. 6, 2002

Clemson Athletics will pay tribute to the upcoming September 11th anniversary at the Louisiana Tech football game on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 PM.

Clemson’s 450 student-athletes will march into Memorial Stadium during the pre-game show at approximately 12:40 pm in the 3rd Annual Parade-of-Athletes waving miniature American flags and wearing t-shirts with a patriotic theme of “Celebrating America’s Freedom”.

Six area firemen and six police officers will lead the student-athletes along with Major Marshall Collins, a 1984 Clemson graduate, who served in Operation Enduring Freedom with the North Carolina Air Force National Guard based in Charlotte.

Throughout the pre-game and game, patriotic video messages from Tiger Band, The Perishing Rifles, Clemson football, men’s soccer and volleyball student-athletes will be aired on Pawvision.

Tiger Band’s halftime show will be a salute to New York City: The halftime performance will kickoff with a three song medley featuring New York Fantasy, Times Square and New York New York followed by On Broadway and Rhapsody in Blue. The halftime performance will conclude with Tiger Rag.

The Police Officers participating are from: Anderson County Deputy Sheriff Clemson University Police Department Liberty Police Pendleton Police Pickens County Deputy Sheriff State Law Enforcement Division