Clemson football is doing its part to help those in times of despair. Addison Grace Bolt, a terminally ill 9-month-old from South Carolina, suffers from Krabbe disease.

The Clemson Tiger mascot, cheerleaders and band organized a surprise pep rally for Addie and her family, while head football coach Dabo Swinney signed a football dedicated to her.

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It was always Jonathan and Stephanie Bolt’s dream, Addie’s parents, to bring their daughter to a Clemson football game. Unfortunately, she’s too sick to go.

So, Clemson decided to bring the game to Addie instead.

The Bolts certainly appreciated the pep rally, but they’re even more glad that Clemson’s efforts will help spread awareness for Krabbe disease.

 

 

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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