The Marshall football team will be one of many programs across the nation this weekend paying tribute and honoring the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall last Friday and caused catastrophic flooding in Houston and surrounding areas throughout the week.
On Friday, senior tight end Ryan Yurachek took to social media to show off special decals the team will wear on Saturday against Miami (OH).
Hurricane Harvey hits close to home for Yurachek, so wearing the “We are Houston” decals has a special meaning to him.
Very grateful for the helmet decals @herdzone administration and @herdequipment provided @herdfb to wear Saturday vs. Miami. #WeAreHouston pic.twitter.com/u7TQzSDPYH
— Ryan Yurachek™ (@yurachek_MU85) September 1, 2017
Harvey’s family is from the Friendswood, Texas area, which is one of the surrounding areas of Houston that was affected by the storm. He also began raising money for flood relief to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
So far, Yurachek exceeded his original goal of $5,000 and has raised $7,670 for the cause.
Marshall and Miami (OH) are set to kickoff tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. ET.
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