NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Superdome in New Orleans honored two sports activities journalists who lately died with a tribute Monday night time within the press field throughout the College Football Playoff nationwide championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities.
Seats have been reserved for Carley McCord and Edward Aschoff, the Lafayette Daily Advertiser reported. LSU gained the title game over Clemson 42-25.
McCord, 30, died in a airplane crash in Louisiana final month whereas headed to the Peach Bowl to see LSU play Oklahoma in Atlanta. She was a sports activities reporter for WDSU-TV in New Orleans and appeared as a sideline reporter for ESPN.
She was additionally the daughter-in-law of LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger.
McCord had additionally been honored with a reserved seat within the press field at the Superdome when the New Orleans Saints performed the Minnesota Vikings within the first spherical of the NFL playoffs on Jan. 5, in keeping with the Advertiser.
Aschoff died Dec. 24, on his 34th birthday, after battling pneumonia. He was a school soccer reporter for ESPN.