BALTIMORE (WJZ) — This season, student-athletes at Morgan State will honor the late Congressman Elijah Cummings.
They’ll be wearing a special “EC” patch on their jerseys.READ MORE: Baltimore City Police Seek Location Of Monday Afternoon Shooting
The Bears football team helmets will also have a similar decal.READ MORE: Back To Masks In Anne Arundel Co., Annapolis Government Buildings; Employees Must Choose Vaccination or Testing and Face Unpaid Suspension For Breaking Mandate
The director of athletics said they wanted to recognize Cummings and the many contributions he made to the city and university.
Congressman Cummings has a long history with Morgan State, and over the years, was one of its biggest supporters.MORE NEWS: University of Maryland Medical System Pledges $1.2M To Ease Food Insecurity
In 2006, the university honored the congressman with an honorary Doctor of Laws.