Oregon Ducks, Utah Utes Honor Lauren McCluskey With Football Helmet Decals
Nov 10, 2018, 1:32 PM | Updated: Feb 14, 2023, 12:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – As the University of Utah football team takes on The University of Oregon football team today all the players on the field will join forces to honor one person: Lauren McCluskey.
Both teams will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday’s game at Rice-Eccles Stadium as a tribute to the slain U senior.
McCluskey, who was also an athlete on the U’s track team, was gunned down on campus on October 22, 2018.
The Ducks’ equipment team tweeted about joining forces with the Utes’ equipment team to honor McCluskey.
— Oregon Equipment (@DuckSwag) November 10, 2018
The Utah Football Twitter page posted a thank you to the team.
— Utah Football (@Utah_Football) November 10, 2018
The University of Utah’s Athletic Instagram page also posted about the tribute.
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Lauren McCluskey’s mom, Jill, tweeted a thank you to both the Utah Utes and the Oregon Ducks for their support and tribute to her daughter.
Thank you to both Utah and Oregon who will wear helmet stickers today to honor Lauren. pic.twitter.com/s5wtlmi4Kq
— Jill McCluskey (@jjmccluskey) November 10, 2018