Football Visits Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth
Dec. 21, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas -
Members of the San Diego State football team visited Cook’s Children’s Medical Center and installed smoke alarms with the American Red Cross Thursday at the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Aztecs first practiced in the morning at Burleson Centennial High School for the final time. After eating In-N-Out Burger, most of the team was able to enjoy time in the players’ game room and hospitality suite at their hotel in the afternoon, before taking a team trip to Top Golf.
While most of the team was practicing, Desmond Bessent, Keoni Stallworth, Trenton Thompson and Andrew Wickens visited Cook’s Children’s Hospital. The players and members of the SDSU dance team brought gifts to the patients of the hospital, and also played games with the patients.
Later in the afternoon, Turner Bernard, Garrett Binkley, Temerick Harper, Cameron King and Liam King each participated in the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign in the Community. The players split off into groups with American Red Cross volunteers and firemen from the Arlington Fire Department, going house-to-house talking about the importance of fire prevention and fire safety, and installing smoke alarms when needed.
On the docket for Friday is a press conference, featuring San Diego State head coach Rocky Long, and senior captains Kameron Kelly and Rashaad Penny, and also a team kickoff luncheon. The Aztecs later travel to Amon G. Carter Stadium for a walkthrough.
San Diego State (10-2) and Army West Point (9-3) play at 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday.