Alabama RB Najee Harris posed for photos with Marines at Mississippi State game
The ESPN cameras caught a cool moment at the Alabama-Mississippi State game on Saturday. Crimson Tide RB Najee Harris took a moment to pose for photos with some Marines on the sideline, including a headgear swap.
Alabama alum @GriffinTSmith captured the clip and shared it on Twitter:
Najee and some Marines swapping head gear.
Okay everyone let’s see if we can find the photo now! pic.twitter.com/r9wcUtKHRH
— Chicago Gump (@GriffinTSmith) November 16, 2019
As the Bulldogs’ first home game since Veterans Day, MSU-UA was the school’s “Military Appreciation Game,” which included:
The Black Daggers parachute team delivering the game ball.
A live Pledge of Allegiance, national anthem and Oath of Enlistment for United States Air Force enlistees.
A POW/MIA Chair of Honor unveiled in the first quarter, serving as a tribute to prisoners of war and service members who are missing in action.
A Salute to Service honoring World War II veterans and recognition of Air Force ROTC’s 70th anniversary.
The Famous Maroon Band and choir gave a special military appreciation halftime performance.
Harris accounted for 4 of 5 Alabama touchdowns in the 38-7 Crimson Tide victory, carrying the ball 17 times for 88 yards and 3 TDs while also logging 3 catches for 51 yards and a TD.