MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- Ninety-two college all-star senior football players from
across the country will be on board the USS Yorktown Friday.
According to Patriots Point officials they will be touring the ship
and the Medal of Honor Museum.
players, who are being scouted to play in the NFL next year, are in town for
the Medal of Honor Bowl, which takes place Saturday.
The jam-packed tours are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. and will
be led by Patriots Point volunteers, most who are veterans.
"Many of these players are about to embark on NFL careers
that will make them recognizable sports heroes," Medal of Honor Bowl Marketing
Director Shelly Gardner said. "Their
visit to Patriots Point Medal of Honor Museum is a reminder of what they are
playing for this weekend - The Medal of Honor Bowl - and to add perspective of
another type of heroism, as we honor and celebrate America's freedoms and the
many sacrifices our military heroes have rendered for us," she added.
To learn more about the Medal of Honor Bowl,