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Oregon Ducks, Utah Utes Honor Lauren McCluskey With Football Helmet Decals

Nov 10, 2018, 1:32 PM | Updated: Feb 14, 2023, 12:43 pm

Courtesy University of Utah Athletics

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.

Related: University of Utah Police Detail Timeline of Lauren McCluskey’s Murder; President Announces Review of Police Protocols

The Ducks’ equipment team tweeted about joining forces with the Utes’ equipment team to honor McCluskey.

The Utah Football Twitter page posted a thank you to the team.

The University of Utah’s Athletic Instagram page also posted about the tribute.


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Today both @utahfootball and @goducks will wear special helmet stickers to honor Lauren McCluskey.

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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.

Courtesy Oregon Ducks Football Equipment

Courtesy University of Utah Athletics

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Oregon Ducks, Utah Utes Honor Lauren McCluskey With Football Helmet Decals